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noun. ['ˈvɝːs'] literature in metrical form.
- literary genre
- writing style
- epic poetry
- heroic poetry
Rhymes with Verse
How do you pronounce verse?
Pronounce verse as vərs.
US - How to pronounce verse in American English
UK - How to pronounce verse in British English
Sentences with verse
1. Noun, singular or mass
Have the children stack the words in order so that they can read the verse correctly.
2. Foreign word
Describe from verse 3 how Solomon was taught God’s commandments by his father King David.
Quotes about verse
1. Conquer the angry one by not getting angry; conquer the wicked by goodness; conquer the stingy by generosity, and the liar by speaking the truth.[Verse 223]
- Gautama Buddha, The Dhammapada
2. She breathed deeply of the scent of decaying fiction, disintegrating history, and forgotten verse, and she observed for the first time that a room full of books smelled like dessert: a sweet snack made of figs, vanilla, glue, and cleverness.
- Joe Hill, NOS4A2
3. ..."vers libre,"(free verse) or nine-tenths of it, is not a new metre any more than sleeping in a ditch is a new school of architecture.
- G.K. Chesterton, Fancies Versus Fads
noun. ['ˈvɝːs'] a piece of poetry.
- verse form
- natural object
- straight line
noun. ['ˈvɝːs'] a line of metrical text.
- verse form
- verse line
verb. ['ˈvɝːs'] compose verses or put into verse.
verb. ['ˈvɝːs'] familiarize through thorough study or experience.