Definition of Verse. Meaning of Verse. Synonyms of Verse
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Definition of Verse
VerseVerse Verse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Versed; p. pr. & vb. n.
To tell in verse, or poetry. [Obs.]
Playing on pipes of corn and versing love. --Shak.
Verse Verse, v. i.
To make verses; to versify. [Obs.]
It is not rhyming and versing that maketh a poet. --Sir
VerseVerse Verse, n. [OE. vers, AS. fers, L. versus a line in
writing, and, in poetry, a verse, from vertere, versum, to
turn, to turn round; akin to E. worth to become: cf. F. vers.
See Worth to become, and cf. Advertise, Averse,
Controversy, Convert, Divers, Invert, Obverse,
Prose, Suzerain, Vortex.]
1. A line consisting of a certain number of metrical feet
(see Foot, n., 9) disposed according to metrical rules.
Note: Verses are of various kinds, as hexameter, pentameter,
tetrameter, etc., according to the number of feet in
each. A verse of twelve syllables is called an
Alexandrine. Two or more verses form a stanza or
2. Metrical arrangement and language; that which is composed
in metrical form; versification; poetry.
Such prompt eloquence Flowed from their lips in
prose or numerous verse. --Milton.
Virtue was taught in verse. --Prior.
Verse embalms virtue. --Donne.
3. A short division of any composition. Specifically:
(a) A stanza; a stave; as, a hymn of four verses.
Note: Although this use of verse is common, it is
objectionable, because not always distinguishable from
the stricter use in the sense of a line.
(b) (Script.) One of the short divisions of the chapters
in the Old and New Testaments.
Note: The author of the division of the Old Testament into
verses is not ascertained. The New Testament was
divided into verses by Robert Stephens [or Estienne], a
French printer. This arrangement appeared for the first
time in an edition printed at Geneva, in 1551.
(c) (Mus.) A portion of an anthem to be performed by a
single voice to each part.
4. A piece of poetry. ``This verse be thine.' --Pope.
Blank verse, poetry in which the lines do not end in
Heroic verse. See under Heroic.
Meaning of Verse from wikipedia
, an occasional synonym
for poetry Verse
(poetry), a metrical
structure, a stanza Blank verse
, a type of poetry having
-chorus form, a musical
in po****r music Either
of 2 songs
rock band Nirvana, written
- "This Be The Verse
" is a lyric
poem in three verses
of long measure
with an alternating rhyme
scheme, by the English
poet Philip Larkin
- Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
is a 2018 American
the Marvel Comics character Miles
– each consisting
of a few short lines
or sentences. Esther
8:9 is the longest verse
in the Bible. Sometimes
- Blank verse
is poetry written
with regular metrical
lines, almost always
pentameter. It has been described
as "probably the most...
- Verse drama
is any drama written significantly
(that is: with line endings) to be performed
by an actor before
an audience. Although verse
" is a 2014 comic
book storyline published
Comics. It features multiple alternative versions
of Spider-Man that had appeared
- and comedy. Later attempts concentrated
such as repetition, verse
form, and rhyme, and emphasized
the aesthetics which distinguish
- Free verse
is an open form of poetry, which
in its modern
form arose through
form. It does not use consistent metre
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