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
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
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.
Nicole, who conversed abundantly with her shoulders, raised them again.In the Name of Liberty|Owen Johnson
We then brought them out of prison, conversed with them, and showed them how closely we could fire.Early Western Travels 1748-1846|Various
I had met him each day at the table d'hôte, and conversed with him once or twice in the reading-room.A Night on the Borders of the Black Forest|Amelia B. Edwards
His Excellency bowed; the parvenu humbled himself lower than the earth; then they conversed for a moment.The Nabob, Volume 1 (of 2)|Alphonse Daudet
I have conversed with Confederate officers who were in the battle, all of whom agree as to the main fact.
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