Prose vs Versify - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between prose and versify
is that prose
is to write or repeat in a dull, tedious, or prosy way while versify
is (ambitransitive) to make or compose verses.
As a noun prose
is language, particularly written language, not intended as poetry.
Language, particularly written language, not intended as poetry.
- Though known mostly for her prose , she also produced a small body of excellent poems.
Language which evinces little imagination or animation; dull and commonplace discourse.
(Roman Catholicism) A hymn with no regular meter, sometimes introduced into the Mass.
- things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme
* poetry, verse
* prose poem
* purple prose
to write or repeat in a dull, tedious, or prosy way
* 1819 , , Otho the Great , Act I, Scene II, verses 189-190
- Pray, do not prose , good Ethelbert, but speak
- What is your purpose?
(ambitransitive) to make or compose verses
to tell in verse; deal with in verse form
to turn (prose) into poetry; rewrite in verse form
- I'll versify in spite, and do my best.