Versify vs Verbify - What's the difference?

versify | verbify |


As verbs the difference between versify and verbify

is that versify is (ambitransitive) to make or compose verses while verbify is (nonstandard) to use a noun as a verb via anthimeria.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

versify

English

Verb

  • (ambitransitive) to make or compose verses
  • * Dryden
  • I'll versify in spite, and do my best.
  • to tell in verse; deal with in verse form
  • to turn (prose) into poetry; rewrite in verse form
  • Derived terms

    * (l)

    verbify

    English

    Verb

  • (nonstandard) To use a noun as a verb via anthimeria.
  • (transitive, nonstandard, slang) To derive a verb from a pre-existing noun.
  • Synonyms

    *verbalize, verbalise

    Derived terms

    *verbification English transitive verbs