verse

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verse is part of the Basic English 850.

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  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
verse

Plural
verses

  1. Words that use rhythm and good sounds, like the words of a song but with no music.
    It was a book of verse.
  2. (Biblical) A very little part of the Bible.
    That is found in the Gospel of John, chapter 3, verse sixteen.

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Plain form
verse

Third-person singular
verses

Past tense
versed

Past participle
versed

Present participle
versing

  1. If you verse, then you study a subject in depth.
    He verses himself in the classics.

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