GRE Word List

CODIFY

arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs

The meaning of the word codify is arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs.

Random words

WordMeaning
sensuousgiving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
bogsoft wet land; V: hinder or be hindered; Ex. bogged down in the mud
contrivancesomething contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
indigentpoor; destitute
gratemake a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
entityreal being
irresoluteuncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
imputeattribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
lumenunit of light energy (one candle's worth)
maelstromviolent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream