Definition of 'verse'

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She's well versed in complexity. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Certain kinds of stories should be avoided like a hymn with eight verses. Christianity Today (2000)You name a chapter and verse and the parrot would recite it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You need to know when a verse ends and how long a chorus should be. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She is well versed in foreign affairs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We move on to the lyrics for verse three. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There were lots of verses like that one. Max Arthur Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)Yet his blank verse is lively and energetically handled. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Their parents could probably recite chapter and verse. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That became the verse of this song. The Sun (2013)Verse lines are not numbered, nor are individual sonnets. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)I put my heart and soul into those verses and rhymes. The Sun (2013)A third requires you to learn a poem verse by verse. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If you jump into this play head first and go for the romance of rhyme, the verse comes alive. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Currently I think that it will be a suite of macabre short stories in verse. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Should he write verse in Latin or in English? The Times Literary Supplement (2014)A short piece of verse. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Translations for 'verse'

British English: verse NOUN
Verse is writing arranged in lines which have rhythm and which often rhyme at the end.
I have been moved to write a few lines of verse.
  • American English: verse
  • Brazilian Portuguese: verso
  • Chinese:
  • European Spanish: verso
  • French: vers
  • German: Poesie
  • Italian: verso
  • Japanese: 韻文
  • Korean: 운문
  • European Portuguese: verso
  • Latin American Spanish: verso


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