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cod·i·fy

 (kŏd′ĭ-fī′, kō′də-)
tr.v. cod·i·fied, cod·i·fy·ing, cod·i·fies
1. To organize or arrange systematically, especially in writing: "Arguments for the existence of God have been codified for centuries by theologians" (Richard Dawkins).
2. To establish or express in a conventional form or standard formulation: "The unification of motion and rest ... was proposed by Galileo and codified in Newton's first law of motion" (Lee Smolin).
3. To turn (a common law requirement or practice) into law.

cod′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
cod′i·fi′er n.
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codify

(ˈkəʊdɪˌfaɪ; ˈkɒ-)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Communications & Information) (tr) to organize or collect together (laws, rules, procedures, etc) into a system or code
ˈcodiˌfier n
ˌcodiˈfiable adj
ˌcodifiaˈbility n
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cod•i•fy

(ˈkɒd əˌfaɪ, ˈkoʊ də-)

v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
1. to reduce (laws, rules, etc.) to a code.
2. to make a digest or systematic arrangement of.
[1795–1805]
cod`i•fi`a•bil′i•ty (-əˈbɪl ɪ ti) n.
cod′i•fi`er, n.
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codify


Past participle: codified
Gerund: codifying

Imperative
codify
codify
Present
I codify
you codify
he/she/it codifies
we codify
you codify
they codify
Preterite
I codified
you codified
he/she/it codified
we codified
you codified
they codified
Present Continuous
I am codifying
you are codifying
he/she/it is codifying
we are codifying
you are codifying
they are codifying
Present Perfect
I have codified
you have codified
he/she/it has codified
we have codified
you have codified
they have codified
Past Continuous
I was codifying
you were codifying
he/she/it was codifying
we were codifying
you were codifying
they were codifying
Past Perfect
I had codified
you had codified
he/she/it had codified
we had codified
you had codified
they had codified
Future
I will codify
you will codify
he/she/it will codify
we will codify
you will codify
they will codify
Future Perfect
I will have codified
you will have codified
he/she/it will have codified
we will have codified
you will have codified
they will have codified
Future Continuous
I will be codifying
you will be codifying
he/she/it will be codifying
we will be codifying
you will be codifying
they will be codifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been codifying
you have been codifying
he/she/it has been codifying
we have been codifying
you have been codifying
they have been codifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been codifying
you will have been codifying
he/she/it will have been codifying
we will have been codifying
you will have been codifying
they will have been codifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been codifying
you had been codifying
he/she/it had been codifying
we had been codifying
you had been codifying
they had been codifying
Conditional
I would codify
you would codify
he/she/it would codify
we would codify
you would codify
they would codify
Past Conditional
I would have codified
you would have codified
he/she/it would have codified
we would have codified
you would have codified
they would have codified
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.codify - organize into a code or system, such as a body of law; "Hammurabi codified the laws"
systematise, systematize, systemise, systemize - arrange according to a system or reduce to a system; "systematize our scientific knowledge"
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codify

verb systematize, catalogue, classify, summarize, tabulate, collect, organize The latest draft of the agreement codifies the panel's decision.
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Translations

codify

[ˈkəʊdɪfaɪ] VTcodificar
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codify

[ˈkəʊdɪfaɪ] vt [+ rules, laws] → codifier
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codify

vt lawskodifizieren
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codify

[ˈkəʊdɪfaɪ] vtcodificare (leggi)
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There are areas of dispute, but there are certain essentials which are universally agreed upon by the codifiers. Amongst those points are that: (1) If women participate in a meal where there is an obligation in zimmun for the men, the women fall under the same obligation to participate in a zimmun.
Some codifiers, including some recent ones, have given specific guidelines for when one can and cannot lie, as in B'zel Haharama, sec.
Magen Avraham's justification of limited prayer for women, which could easily have become the dominant view, did not.(14) Later codifiers chose, instead, to encourage women to start doing what they had stopped doing -- praying the fixed prayers regularly, at the fixed times.
To a large extent, legislators themselves were to carry out the codification with the technical support of codifiers. The plan for the Digest's continuation was elaborated by its first editor and architect, Speranskii.
This Comment theorizes that provisions that guide interpreters' reading of codification information embody a "codifier's canon": an interpretive principle that judges should heed caption and placement in the Code where they reflect the choices of Congress, but not where they are introduced by nonlegislative codifiers.
The content analysis considered each one as an individual unit of analysis, with a simple blind control for the codifiers; that is to say, judges had no reference data of the deceased.
June 7, 1806, to appoint two codifiers (James Brown and Louis Moreau
(16) Wechsler had a thoroughly utilitarian view of criminal law and worked within a tradition of utilitarian codifiers, including Bentham, the English Criminal Law Commission of the 1830s, Thomas Macaulay's colonial Indian Penal Code of 1860, and James F.
Codifiers of accounting standards have considered criteria for the information quality, among which is observing conservatism.
The correct one is that it is permissible, because the madhhabs don't die with the death of their codifiers, and this is why, after their time, they are still relied on in matters of consensus and difference of opinion, and because the death of a witness before the verdict has been given does not prevent the verdict from being based on his testimony, as opposed to his iniquity.
Calvin is but one of the codifiers of the second generation of Reformation theologians "whose thought was not always appropriated directly into the theologies of later generations of Reformed exegetes, theologians, and pastors" (10).