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Verse meaning

verse - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. familiarize through thorough study or experience; " She versed herself in Roman archeology"
  2. 2. A line consisting of a certain number of metrical feet ( see Foot, n., 9) disposed according to metrical rules.
  3. 3. Metrical arrangement and language; that which is composed in metrical form; versification; poetry.
  4. 4. A short division of any composition.
  5. 5. A stanza; a stave; as, a hymn of four verses.
  6. 6. One of the short divisions of the chapters in the Old and New Testaments.
  7. 7. A portion of an anthem to be performed by a single voice to each part.
  8. 8. To tell in verse, or poetry.
  9. 9. To make verses; to versify.
  10. 10. A line of poetry; poetry; a short division of prose, as of a chapter of the Bible.

verse - examples of usage

  1. " Have you a copy of that verse? - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
  2. It struck me you might care to come too, and do the same with your verse. - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
  3. The best translation of 'Faust' in verse we have yet had in England. - "Cattle and Cattle-breeders", William M'Combie.
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