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Noun: verse  vurs
  1. Literature in metrical form
    - poetry, poesy
  2. A piece of poetry
    - rhyme
  3. A line of metrical text
    - verse line
Verb: verse  vurs
  1. (poetry) compose verses or put into verse
    "He versed the ancient saga";
    - versify, poetize, poetise [Brit]
  2. Familiarize through thorough study or experience
    "She versed herself in Roman archeology"

Derived forms: versed, versing, verses

Type of: acquaint, compose, familiarise [Brit], familiarize, genre, indite [archaic], line, literary genre, pen, poem, verse form, write, writing style

Part of: poem, verse form

Encyclopedia: Verse