verb (used without object), con·versed, con·vers·ing.
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Origin of converse1
synonym study for converse
OTHER WORDS FROM conversecon·vers·er, noun
Words nearby converse
Definition for converse (2 of 3)
- a proposition obtained from another proposition by conversion.
- the relation between two terms, one of which is related to the other in a given manner, as “younger than” to “older than.”
Origin of converse2
OTHER WORDS FROM conversecon·verse·ly [kuhn-vurs-lee, kon-vurs-], /kənˈvɜrs li, ˈkɒn vɜrs-/, adverb
Definition for converse (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for converse
She speaks of cooking and mothering and her beloved Converse sneakers.
These aren’t just self-help or how-to guides about launching your startup for the umpteenth time or networking with someone you really have no interest in conversing with ever again.
They just happen to be voicing their support — and conversing with the rest of the community — online.In the wake of COVID, sports fans have gone social|Twitter|October 22, 2020|Digiday
Each wedding professional has a system for converting the client from Instagram to a live conversation, but not until they feel a valid relationship after conversing online.Inside ‘Insta-Booking’: How couples are hiring wedding vendors via Instagram|Rachel King|September 6, 2020|Fortune
She was alert, conversing with her children and even eating a little food.
And the converse, that the more likely an event, the less sure we are, also is true.A Doctor Explains Why Cruise Ships Should Be Banned|Kent Sepkowitz|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Which leads to the converse problem of treating children for disorders they do not have.
Cobain regularly wore Converse sneakers, and was wearing a pair when his body was found on April 8,1994.
Throughout its history Converse has maintained strong ties to street culture.
Yet somehow, despite the divergent approaches and subjects, the captured characters converse with ease.The Portrait Gallery Face-Off: Fresh, Famous, and Quirky Faces Win the Day|Chloë Ashby|November 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When a man converses with himself, he is sure that he does not converse with an enemy.
The children of sinners become children of abominations, and they that converse near the houses of the ungodly.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
There he was found by old Makitok, and for some time the giant and the wizard held converse together.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
You see it for yourself, no Englishman ever shall suspect me, when we shall converse, of being other than a Briton.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
But surely this point of view is the very converse of the teachings of common sense.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
British Dictionary definitions for converse (1 of 2)
verb (kənˈvɜːs) (intr often foll by with)
- to associate; consort
- to have sexual intercourse
- fellowship or acquaintance
- sexual intercourse
Derived forms of converseconverser, noun
Word Origin for converse
British Dictionary definitions for converse (2 of 2)
- a categorical proposition obtained from another by the transposition of subject and predicate, as no bad man is bald from no bald man is bad
- a proposition so derived, possibly by weakening a universal proposition to the corresponding particular, as some socialists are rich from all rich men are socialists