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English verb: metrify

1. metrify (creation) compose in poetic meter

SamplesThe bard metrified his poems very precisely.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)poetise, poetize, verse, versify

Domain categorypoesy, poetry, verse

2. metrify (change) convert from a non-metric to the metric system

Synonymsmetricate, metricise, metricize

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)change over, convert

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