Verse

  • 1 Verse — Verse …

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  • 2 verse — [ vɛrs ] n. f. • 1680; à la verse 1640; de verser 1 ♦ Loc. adv. À VERSE, se dit de la pluie qui tombe en abondance. Il pleuvait à verse. ⇒ averse. « La pluie tombait à verse [...] mais, bravant le mauvais temps, un peuple immense s acheminait »… …

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  • 3 versé — verse [ vɛrs ] n. f. • 1680; à la verse 1640; de verser 1 ♦ Loc. adv. À VERSE, se dit de la pluie qui tombe en abondance. Il pleuvait à verse. ⇒ averse. « La pluie tombait à verse [...] mais, bravant le mauvais temps, un peuple immense s… …

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  • 4 Verse — 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},… …

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  • 5 verse — 1. (vèr s ) s. f. 1°   Terme d agriculture. État des céréales couchées à terre par la pluie ou toute autre cause. La verse des blés. 2°   Terme d eaux et forêts. Grande corbeille de charbon, qui en contient 35 livres. 3°   À verse, loc. adv. Se… …

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  • 6 Verse — Die Verse am Bremecker Hammer in LüdenscheidVorlage:Infobox Fluss/KARTE fehlt …

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  • 7 versé — versé, ée (vèr sé, sée) part. passé de verser. 1°   Qui a coulé hors de ce qui le contenait. Vin versé. Sang versé.    Fig. •   Les grâces, les honneurs par moi seule versés, RAC. Brit. III, 4. 2°   Renversé. Voiture versée. Blés versés. Foin… …

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  • 8 verse — [və:s US və:rs] n [Date: 900 1000; : Old French; Origin: vers, from Latin versus turning, verse , from vertere to turn ] 1.) a set of lines that forms one part of a song, poem, or a book such as the Bible or the Koran ▪ Let s sing the last verse… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 verse — 1 Verse, stanza both mean a unit of metrical writing. Verse is both wider and more varied in its popular usage since it can denote a single line of such writing, such writing as a class, or, along with stanza, a group of lines forming a division… …

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  • 10 versé — Versé, [vers]ée. part. Il signifie aussi, Exercé, experimenté. C est un homme bien versé dans les finances, dans les negociations. il est versé dans la lecture des poëtes. versé dans la philosophie …

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  • 11 verse — [vʉrs] n. [ME vers < OE fers & OFr vers, both < L versus, a turning, verse, line, row, pp. of vertere, to turn < IE * wert , to turn < base * wer > WARP, WORM, WARDS] 1. a sequence of words arranged metrically in accordance with… …

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  • 12 Verse — Verse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Versed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Versing}.] To tell in verse, or poetry. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Playing on pipes of corn and versing love. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 verse — [ vɜrs ] noun ** 1. ) count a group of words or sentences that form one section of a poem or song: The first three verses are about her childhood. Philip sang the first verse and then everyone joined in. a ) a small group of sentences in the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 verse — (n.) c.1050, line or section of a psalm or canticle, later line of poetry (late 14c.), from Anglo French and O.Fr. vers, from L. versus verse, line of writing, from PIE root *wer to turn, bend (see VERSUS (Cf. versus)). The metaphor is of plowing …

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  • 15 Verse — Verse, v. i. To make verses; to versify. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] It is not rhyming and versing that maketh a poet. Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16 verse — can mean (1) poetical composition in general (She writes verse as well as prose), (2) a line of poetry, (3) a section of a poem also called a stanza, and (4) each of the short numbered divisions of a chapter in the Bible …

    Modern English usage

  • 17 Verse — Verse(Pl):1.⇨Gedicht(1)–2.V.machen/schmieden,inV.bringen/setzen:⇨2dichten(1,b) …

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  • 18 verse — [n] written composition ballad, epic, jingle, lay, lyric, ode, poem, poesy, poetry, rhyme, rune, song, sonnet, stanza; concept 282 …

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  • 19 verse — ► NOUN 1) writing arranged with a metrical rhythm. 2) a group of lines that form a unit in a poem or song. 3) each of the short numbered divisions of a chapter in the Bible or other scripture. ORIGIN Latin versus a turn of the plough, a furrow, a …

    English terms dictionary

  • 20 verse — ad·verse·ly; boule·verse·ment; di·verse; di·verse·ly; di·verse·ness; mul·ti·verse; om·ni·verse; per·verse; per·verse·ly; per·verse·ness; plu·ri·verse; ren·verse; ren·verse·ment; ret·ro·verse; re·verse·ly; re·verse·ment; ter·gi·verse;… …

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