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Definition 1: a piece of poetry - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for verse in the sense of this definition

(verse is a kind of ...) a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines

(... is a kind of verse ) a witty satiric verse containing two rhymed couplets and mentioning a famous person

"`The president is George W. Bush, Who is happy to sit on his tush, While sending his armies to fight, For anything he thinks is right' is a clerihew"

(... is a kind of verse ) a comic verse of irregular measure

"he had heard some silly doggerel that kept running through his mind"

(... is a kind of verse ) a humorous verse form of 5 anapestic lines with a rhyme scheme aabba

Definition 2: a line of metrical text - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for verse in the sense of this definition

(verse is a kind of ...) text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen

"the letter consisted of three short lines" "there are six lines in every stanza"

(... is a kind of verse ) a verse line having ten syllables

(... is a kind of verse ) a verse line having eight syllables or a poem of octosyllabic lines

(... is a kind of verse ) a verse line having eight metrical feet

(... is a kind of verse ) a verse line having six metrical feet

(... is a kind of verse ) a verse line having five metrical feet

(... is a kind of verse ) a verse line having four metrical feet

(... is a kind of verse ) a verse line with a dactyl followed by a spondee or trochee; supposedly used in laments by Adonis

(... is a kind of verse ) a verse line consisting of iambs

(... is part of verse) a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines

Definition 3: literature in metrical form - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for verse in the sense of this definition

(verse is a kind of ...) a style of expressing yourself in writing

(... is a kind of verse ) a body of poetry that conveys the traditions of a society by treating some epic theme

(... is a kind of verse ) poetry celebrating the deeds of some hero

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) (poetic) tranquil silence

"the still of the night"

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) compose a sonnet

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) praise in a sonnet

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) conform to a metrical pattern

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) (poetic) occurring in the dark or night

"a darkling journey"

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) (poetic) still or calm

"in the stilly night"

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) copied in handwriting

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to a category of poetry that expresses emotion (often in a songlike way)

"lyric poetry"

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) (poetic, literary) quickly

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) compose an elegy

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) make spondaic

"spondaize verses"

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) compose in poetic meter

"The bard metrified his poems very precisely"

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) (poetry) painful grief

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) an early name of Ireland that is now used in poetry

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) write lyrics for (a song)

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) write new lyrics for (a song)

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) compose rhymes

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) use alliteration as a form of poetry

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) compose verses or put into verse

"He versified the ancient saga"

(verse is the domain which ... is member of) in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly')

"Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly" "how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank" "talking sweet to each other"

Definition 4: familiarize through thorough study or experience - [verb of communication]

Samples where verse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She versed herself in Roman archeology

(verse is a kind of ...) make familiar or conversant with

"you should acquaint yourself with your new computer" "We familiarized ourselves with the new surroundings"

Definition 5: compose verses or put into verse - [verb of creation]

Samples where verse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He versified the ancient saga

Synonyms for verse in the sense of this definition

(verse is a kind of ...) produce a literary work

"She composed a poem" "He wrote four novels"

(... is a kind of verse ) compose in poetic meter

"The bard metrified his poems very precisely"

(... is a kind of verse ) make spondaic

"spondaize verses"

(... is a kind of verse ) compose an elegy

(... is a kind of verse ) compose a sonnet

(verse belongs to category ...) literature in metrical form

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