To codify is to create a system or code for something. This can be done in a number of ways, including by making a list of all the rules, by creating a dictionary, or by creating a set of guidelines.

  • The government is codifying the law, which is why it's so difficult to change it.

  • The company is codifying the rules of the game, which is why it's so difficult to cheat.

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Example Sentences for codify

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    The person codified the doors.

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    The gatekeeper had to codify the key to the doors.

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    The people were commanded to codify the laws.

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    The man did not know how to codify the laws.

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    The most important reform was the attempt to codify Shariah.

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    The right of Jews to immigrate is codified in the Law of Return.

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    It was the first attempt to codify the laws of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

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    The americans try to codify and make brotherhood with the Iraqis and Afghans.

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    This codified form is still used in the pedagogy of the sonata form.

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    This codifies the common law and reflects company and insolvency law.