Definition of Codify

1. Verb. Organize into a code or system, such as a body of law. "Hammurabi codified the laws"

Generic synonyms: Systematise, Systematize, Systemise, Systemize
Derivative terms: Code, Codification, Codification



Definition of Codify

1. v. t. To reduce to a code, as laws.

Definition of Codify

1. Verb. To reduce to a code, to arrange into a code. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Codify

1. to arrange or systematize [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Codify

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codicological
codicologies
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codicologists
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codifferentiation
codifiabilities
codifiability
codification
codifications
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codifiers
codifies
codify (current term)
codifying
codilla
codillas
codille
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coding
coding DNA
coding sequence
coding strand
coding system
coding theory
codings

Literary usage of Codify

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1. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"Abortive attempt made to codify the ecclesiastical laws; ancient canons not in conflict with the Reformation statutes continued in force; when a copy was ..."

2. Roman Law in the Modern World by Charles Phineas Sherman (1922)
"... them favorably inclined to this movement.l56 §341 igth century efforts to codify German law prior to the establishment of the modern Empire of Germany. ..."

3. The Origin and Development of Religious Belief by Sabine Baring-Gould (1892)
"Ethics must be based ou authority—Province of prophetism—of theocracies to codify laws— Theocratic codes very minute—Their object, the destruction of ..."

4. Materials for the study of variation treated with especial regard to by William Bateson (1894)
"To collect and codify the facts of Variation is, I submit, the first duty of the naturalist. This work should be undertaken if only to rid our science of ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1898)
"JH Beal moved that a Committee of one be appointed to codify the rules and regulations not embraced in the By-Laws of the Association. ..."

6. A Treatise on the Medical Jurisprudence of Insanity by Edward Cox Mann (1893)
"AN ATTEMPT TO codify THE COMMON LAW RELATING TO INEBRIETY, FROM A CLINICAL, SCIENTIFIC AND FORENSIC STANDPOINT. THE teachings of science and the facts of ..."

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