Versify is a related term of verse.
As verbs the difference between versify and verse
is that versify
is (ambitransitive) to make or compose verses while verse
is (obsolete) to compose verses or verse
can be to educate about, to teach about or verse
can be (colloquial) to oppose, to be an opponent for, as in a game, contest or battle.
As a noun verse is
a poetic form with regular meter and a fixed rhyme scheme.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(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.
Partly from (etyl) vers; partly, from (etyl) .
A poetic form with regular meter and a fixed rhyme scheme.
Poetic form in general.
One of several similar units of a song, consisting of several lines, generally rhymed.
A small section of the Jewish or Christian Bible.
* blank verse
* free verse
(obsolete) To compose verses.
* Sir (Philip Sidney) (1554-1586)
To tell in verse, or poetry.
* (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
- It is not rhyming and versing that maketh a poet.
- playing on pipes of corn and versing love
to educate about, to teach about.
* , chapter=22
The Mirror and the Lamp
, passage=Not unnaturally, “Auntie” took this communication in bad part.
Back-formation from versus, misconstrued as a third-person singular verb *verses .
(colloquial) To oppose, to be an opponent for, as in a game, contest or battle.