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ver·si·fy

 (vûr′sə-fī′)
v. ver·si·fied, ver·si·fy·ing, ver·si·fies
v.tr.
1. To change from prose into metrical form.
2. To treat or tell in verse: versify stories from the Bible.
v.intr.
To write verses.

[Middle English versifien, from Old French versifier, from Latin versificāre : versus, verse; see verse1 + -ficāre, -fy.]

ver′si·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
ver′si·fi′er n.

versify

(ˈvɜːsɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
1. (Poetry) (tr) to render (something) into metrical form or verse
2. (Poetry) (intr) to write in verse
[C14: from Old French versifier, from Latin versificāre, from versus verse + facere to make]
ˈversiˌfier n

ver•si•fy

(ˈvɜr səˌfaɪ)

v. -fied, -fy•ing. v.t.
1. to put into verse.
v.i.
2. to compose verses.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Old French versifier < Latin versificāre. See verse, -i-, -fy]
ver′si•fi`er, n.

versify


Past participle: versified
Gerund: versifying

Imperative
versify
versify
Present
I versify
you versify
he/she/it versifies
we versify
you versify
they versify
Preterite
I versified
you versified
he/she/it versified
we versified
you versified
they versified
Present Continuous
I am versifying
you are versifying
he/she/it is versifying
we are versifying
you are versifying
they are versifying
Present Perfect
I have versified
you have versified
he/she/it has versified
we have versified
you have versified
they have versified
Past Continuous
I was versifying
you were versifying
he/she/it was versifying
we were versifying
you were versifying
they were versifying
Past Perfect
I had versified
you had versified
he/she/it had versified
we had versified
you had versified
they had versified
Future
I will versify
you will versify
he/she/it will versify
we will versify
you will versify
they will versify
Future Perfect
I will have versified
you will have versified
he/she/it will have versified
we will have versified
you will have versified
they will have versified
Future Continuous
I will be versifying
you will be versifying
he/she/it will be versifying
we will be versifying
you will be versifying
they will be versifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been versifying
you have been versifying
he/she/it has been versifying
we have been versifying
you have been versifying
they have been versifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been versifying
you will have been versifying
he/she/it will have been versifying
we will have been versifying
you will have been versifying
they will have been versifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been versifying
you had been versifying
he/she/it had been versifying
we had been versifying
you had been versifying
they had been versifying
Conditional
I would versify
you would versify
he/she/it would versify
we would versify
you would versify
they would versify
Past Conditional
I would have versified
you would have versified
he/she/it would have versified
we would have versified
you would have versified
they would have versified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.versify - compose verses or put into verse; "He versified the ancient saga"
poesy, poetry, verse - literature in metrical form
indite, pen, write, compose - produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"
metrify - compose in poetic meter; "The bard metrified his poems very precisely"
spondaise, spondaize - make spondaic; "spondaize verses"
elegise, elegize - compose an elegy
sonnet - compose a sonnet
Translations

versify

[ˈvɜːsɪfaɪ]
A. VTversificar

versify

vtin Versform bringen
viVerse schmieden (pej), → dichten
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