verse - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    [countable] 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.

     Synonyms and related words
     Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      a small group of sentences in the Bible that has a number next to it

      Genesis, chapter 28, verse 12

  2. 2
    [uncountable] formal poetry, especially poetry with a regular pattern