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codify

cod·i·fy

codify

pronunciation:
ka dih faI [or] ko dih faI
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: codified, codifies, codifying
definition: to classify and organize, esp. into a legal code.
The emperor ordered the jurists to codify the laws of the previous five centuries.
synonyms:
categorize, classify
similar words:
arrange, catalogue, group, index, order, organize, systematize, tabulate
derivation: codifier (n.)