Definition of codify:
group, categorize, distribute, lay out, draw up, reorganize, manage, break down, arrange, prioritize, grade, classify, restructure, type, range, class, systematise, structure, order, array, compartmentalize, rank, marshal, systemize, systematize, organize, place, compartment, separate, dispose, digest, relegate, operate, coordinate, sort, assort, peg, systemise, distinguish.
The reasons for such a course will appear in the fact that the Commissioners selected to revise, codify and amend the laws now in force, partly on account of the ill health of one of the members, now deceased, and partly from the laborious nature of the task imposed upon persons whose time was already occupied by the duties of office, have been unable to perfect their work within the time, which before the undertaking was commenced, was deemed sufficient.- "Speeches of His Majesty Kamehameha IV. To the Hawaiian Legislature", Kamehameha IV.
The commissioners appointed to revise and codify the laws of the District have made such progress in the performance of their task as to insure its completion in the time prescribed by the act of Congress.- "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
- "The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)", John Holland Rose.