Definición de versify en inglés:


Silabificación: ver·si·fy
Pronunciación: /ˈvərsəˌfī

verbo (versifies, versifying, versified)

[with object]
Turn into or express in verse: he versifies others' ideas (as noun versifying) a talent for versifying
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • C. P. Meehan tells how the poet would lean on the counter in O'Daly's shop and versify literal translations for ready cash.
  • The legend was accepted as authentic by chroniclers and versified by Lydgate; the Beauchamp earls claimed descent from Guy.
  • Her father approved of his daughter's efforts and occasionally versified her prose translations.


late Middle English: from Old French versifier, from Latin versificare, from versus (see verse).



Pronunciación: /ˌvərsəfiˈkāSHən/
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Their versification is traditional, though impudent rhymes and elusive caesuras shocked diehards.
  • And this is certainly the form of the second stanza, which comes across as a much more regular piece of versification than the first.
  • Maley takes us through punning, naming, etymological wordplay, versification and other features of the poetic language.


Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In addition to the poet, there is another type of versifier, the bard, who lacked the professional training of the fili.
  • He was a stained-glass designer, amateur architect, and occasional versifier (author of ‘I never saw a purple cow’).
  • At Oxford, Carroll made a name for himself as a freelance humorist, parodist, and versifier.

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