[n] the art or practice of writing verse
[n] the form or metrical composition of a poem
[n] a metrical adaptation of something (e.g., of a prose text)
adaptation, authorship, composition, form, penning, poetic rhythm, prosody, rhyme, rhythmic pattern, rime, version, writing
\Ver`si*fi*ca"tion\, n. [L. versificatio: cf. F. versification.] The act, art, or practice, of versifying, or making verses; the construction of poetry; metrical composition.