HyperDic: verse

English > 5 senses of the word verse:
NOUNcommunicationverse, poetry, poesyliterature in metrical form
communicationverse, rhymea piece of poetry
communicationverse, verse linea line of metrical text
VERBcreationverse, versify, poetize, poetisecompose verses or put into verse
communicationversefamiliarize through thorough study / study or experience
verse > pronunciation
Soundsver's
Rhymesadverse ... worse: 27 rhymes with ers...
English > verse: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningliterature in metrical form.
Synonymspoetry, poesy
Category ofErinAn early name of Ireland that is now used in poetry
alliterateUse alliteration as a form of poetry
apace(poetic, literary) quickly
darkling(poetic) occurring in the dark / dark or night
dolor, dolour(poetry) painful grief
elegize, elegiseCompose an elegy
hush, stillness, still(poetic) tranquil silence
lyricOf or relating to a category of poetry that expresses emotion (often in a songlike way)
lyricWrite lyrics for (a song)
metrifyCompose in poetic meter
relyricWrite new lyrics for (a song)
rhyme, rimeCompose rhymes
scanconform to a metrical pattern
scrivenedCopied in handwriting / handwriting
sonnetCompose a sonnet
sonnetpraise in a sonnet
spondaize, spondaisemake spondaic
stilly(poetic) still or calm
sweetly, sweetIn an affectionate or loving manner ('sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of 'sweetly')
tagSupply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes
verse, versify, poetize, poetiseCompose verses or put into verse
NarrowereposA body of poetry that conveys the traditions of a society by treating some epic theme
heroic poetry, epic poetrypoetry celebrating the deeds of some hero
Broaderwriting style, literary genre, genreA style of expressing yourself in writing
Spanishpoema, poesía, verso
Catalanpoesia, vers
Verbsverse, versifycompose verses or put into verse
English > verse: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA piece of poetry.
Synonymrhyme
NarrowerclerihewA witty satiric verse containing two rhymed couplets and mentioning a famous person
doggerel, doggerel verse, jingleA comic verse of irregular measure
limerickA humorous verse form of 5 anapestic lines with a rhyme scheme aabba
Broaderpoem, verse formA composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
Spanishrima
Catalanrima
Verbsverse, versifycompose verses or put into verse
English > verse: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA line of metrical text.
Synonymverse line
Part ofpoem, verse formA composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
NarrowerAdonic, Adonic lineA verse line with a dactyl followed by a spondee or trochee
decasyllableA verse line having ten syllables
hexameterA verse line having six metrical feet
iambicA verse line consisting of iambs
octameterA verse line having eight metrical feet
octosyllableA verse line having eight syllables or a poem of octosyllabic lines
pentameterA verse line having five metrical feet
tetrameterA verse line having four metrical feet
Broaderlinetext consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen
Spanishverso
Catalanvers
Verbsverse, versifycompose verses or put into verse
English > verse: 5 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningCompose verses or put into verse.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsversify, poetize, poetise
Categorypoetry, poesy, verseliterature in metrical form
Narrowerelegize, elegiseCompose an elegy
metrifyCompose in poetic meter
sonnetCompose a sonnet
spondaize, spondaisemake spondaic
Broaderwrite, compose, pen, inditeproduce a literary work
Spanishpoetizar, versificar
Nounsversea piece of poetry
versea line of metrical text
verseliterature in metrical form
English > verse: 5 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningfamiliarize through thorough study / study or experience.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody with something
Example"She versed herself in Roman archeology"
Broaderfamiliarize, familiarise, acquaintmake familiar or conversant with

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