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English

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
verse

Plural
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  1. A poetic form with regular meter and a fixed rhyme scheme.
    Restoration literature is well known for its carefully constructed verse.
  2. Poetic form in general.
    The restrictions of verse have been steadily relaxed over time.
  3. 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.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A specific fictional universe.

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French

Verb

verse

  1. First-person singular present indicative of verser.
  2. Third-person singular present indicative of verser.
  3. First-person singular present subjunctive of verser.
  4. Third-person singular present subjunctive of verser.
  5. Second-person singular imperative of verser.

Spanish

Verb

verse

  1. Reflexive infinitive of ver

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