• A poetic form with regular meter and a fixed rhyme scheme.
  • Poetic form in general.
  • One of several similar units of a song, consisting of several lines, generally rhymed.
  • A small section of the Jewish or Christian Bible.
  • A portion of an anthem to be performed by a single voice to each part.


  • To compose verses.
  • To tell in verse, or poetry.
  • to educate about, to teach about.
  • To oppose, to compete against, especially in a video game.


  • From Middle English vers, from a mixture of Old English fers and Old French vers; both from Latin versus, from vertō.
  • , misconstrued as a third-person singular verb verses.

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