Complete Definition of "verse"

English

Etymology
partly Old English vers; partly < Old French vers; both < Latin versus, (originally) row, furrow < vertere turn around

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-verse.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)s|-ÉË(r)s

Noun
en-noun

  1. A poetic form with regular meter and a fixed rhyme scheme.

#: Restoration literature is well known for its carefully constructed verse.

  1. Poetic form in general

#: The restrictions of verse have been steadily relaxed over time.

  1. One of several similar units of a song, consisting of several lines, generally rhymed.

#: Note the shift in tone between the first verse and the second.

Related terms
blank verse
free verse
versification

Translations
trans-top|A poetic form with regular meter and a fixed rhyme scheme
Croatian: t-|hr|stih|m, t-|hr|vers|m
Czech: t-|cs|verš|m
Hebrew: he-translation|ש×ר×|shirá f
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Kurdish: KUchar|ÙÙâڵبÙâست
Serbian: t-|sr|stih|m
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trans-top|Poetic form in general
Croatian: t-|hr|stih|m, t-|hr|vers|m
Czech: t-|cs|verš|m
Hebrew: he-translation|ש×ר×|shirá f
Serbian: t-|sr|stih|m
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trans-top|One of several similar units of a song, consisting of several lines, generally rhymed
Dutch: t-|nl|couplet|n
Hebrew: he-translation|××ת|báyit m
Serbian: t-|sr|stih|m
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Anagrams
serve

Category:1000 English basic words


Spanish

Verb
verse

  1. Reflexive infinitive of ver

Category:Spanish verbs

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