[kod-uh-fahy, koh-duh-]
verb (used with object), codified, codifying.
to reduce (laws, rules, etc.) to a code.
to make a digest of; arrange in a systematic collection.

1795–1805; code + -ify

codifiability [kod-uh-fahy-uh-bil-i-tee, koh-duh-] , noun
codifier, noun
noncodified, adjective
recodify, verb (used with object), recodified, recodifying.
uncodified, adjective

2. classify, catalog, order, organize, group. Unabridged
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codify (ˈkəʊdɪˌfaɪ, ˈkɒ-)
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
(tr) to organize or collect together (laws, rules, procedures, etc) into a system or code

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Word Origin & History

c.1800, from code on model of classify, etc. Related: codified; codification (1817).
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Example sentences
Here the text will be scrutinized, and all of its structural factors will be
  recognized and codified into computer-type data.
Combination warfare has already begun, though it has yet to be codified in
  military doctrine.
It has codified their grammars, their pronunciations and their word-formation
  patterns, as well as their songs and legends.
Genocide or crimes against humanity do not apply, because they were codified
  after the war.
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