codify

[ kod-uh-fahy, koh-duh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF codify
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To codify is to classify, and Bentham might be defined as a codifying animal.

Then begin by stating what are our duties, and codify what is good and what is bad.

That is, they refused to codify it and left it for the courts to decide.

There is nothing finical or foppish about the conventions which Mr. Harcourt undertakes to codify and explain.

In 1858 he was chosen by the Seventh General Assembly one of the three commissioners to revise and codify the laws of the state.

It is the illusory unity of our own personality, which leads us to unify and to codify natural phenomena and even humanity itself.

Tonight I ask you to codify this into law, so people of faith can know that the law will never discriminate against them again.

Cromwell smiled on their first efforts, when they began to codify the laws and abolished the Court of Chancery.

Hence it was possible to elaborate a consistent system of Halachah, and eventually to codify it all.

That sanctified bookworm was the first to codify the laws, customs, habits, and idiosyncrasies of literary men.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1800, from code (n.) + -fy. Related: codified; codifying; codification.

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