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met·ri·fy 1

 (mĕt′rə-fī′)
tr.v. met·ri·fied, met·ri·fy·ing, met·ri·fies
To put into or compose in poetic meter; versify.

[French métrifier, from Old French, from Medieval Latin metrificāre : Latin metrum, measure; see meter1 + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

met′ri·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.

met·ri·fy 2

 (mĕt′rə-fī′)
tr. & intr.v. met·ri·fied, met·ri·fy·ing, met·ri·fies
To convert into or adopt the metric system.
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metrify

(ˈmɛtrɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Poetry) (tr) prosody to render into poetic metre
ˈmetriˌfier n
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metrify


Past participle: metrified
Gerund: metrifying

Imperative
metrify
metrify
Present
I metrify
you metrify
he/she/it metrifies
we metrify
you metrify
they metrify
Preterite
I metrified
you metrified
he/she/it metrified
we metrified
you metrified
they metrified
Present Continuous
I am metrifying
you are metrifying
he/she/it is metrifying
we are metrifying
you are metrifying
they are metrifying
Present Perfect
I have metrified
you have metrified
he/she/it has metrified
we have metrified
you have metrified
they have metrified
Past Continuous
I was metrifying
you were metrifying
he/she/it was metrifying
we were metrifying
you were metrifying
they were metrifying
Past Perfect
I had metrified
you had metrified
he/she/it had metrified
we had metrified
you had metrified
they had metrified
Future
I will metrify
you will metrify
he/she/it will metrify
we will metrify
you will metrify
they will metrify
Future Perfect
I will have metrified
you will have metrified
he/she/it will have metrified
we will have metrified
you will have metrified
they will have metrified
Future Continuous
I will be metrifying
you will be metrifying
he/she/it will be metrifying
we will be metrifying
you will be metrifying
they will be metrifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been metrifying
you have been metrifying
he/she/it has been metrifying
we have been metrifying
you have been metrifying
they have been metrifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been metrifying
you will have been metrifying
he/she/it will have been metrifying
we will have been metrifying
you will have been metrifying
they will have been metrifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been metrifying
you had been metrifying
he/she/it had been metrifying
we had been metrifying
you had been metrifying
they had been metrifying
Conditional
I would metrify
you would metrify
he/she/it would metrify
we would metrify
you would metrify
they would metrify
Past Conditional
I would have metrified
you would have metrified
he/she/it would have metrified
we would have metrified
you would have metrified
they would have metrified
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.metrify - compose in poetic metermetrify - compose in poetic meter; "The bard metrified his poems very precisely"
poesy, poetry, verse - literature in metrical form
poetise, poetize, verse, versify - compose verses or put into verse; "He versified the ancient saga"
2.metrify - convert from a non-metric to the metric systemmetrify - convert from a non-metric to the metric system
convert, change over - change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy; "We converted from 220 to 110 Volt"
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In words comprising HLHH structure, as in: ja[??]tiri:hin 'he buys them' (see Table 10), the optimal candidate is metrified as (ja[??])(tiri:)('hin) with a LH iamb which insures that the dialect has a quantity-sensitive iamb.
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For him, "suitable linguistic form" meant "poetized language." Therefore, whatever vital information that these oral cultures needed to convey or stow away for future use, it should take the form of metrified lines and contain rhythm.