Origin of converse1
synonym study for converse
OTHER WORDS FROM conversecon·vers·er, noun
Other definitions 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
Other definitions for converse (3 of 3)
How to use converse in a sentence
I not only got to work with them but conversed with both of them at length.Kentucky’s Finest Antihero: Walton Goggins on Justified’s Chameleon Villain|Allen Barra|February 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not only did I met children of all stripes, I met and conversed with adults from a young age.
They conversed upon literary projects, upon political reforms, upon speculations in philosophy and science.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
With this coxswain he conversed long about the nature of his stirring and dangerous duties.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
A foreign gentleman present remarked, that though we were but four, we hardly conversed together.
To me, as a stranger, he was most ceremoniously yet kindly polite, and conversed on all subjects and of all countries.
Her Imperial Majesty conversed easily with every body, only telling us all to speak Portuguese, which of course we did.
British Dictionary definitions for converse (1 of 2)
- 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