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
The Patti Smith Group, Blondie and the Ramones had yet to create a vast landfill of torn T-shirts, leather jackets, and Converse high-tops.Beyoncé, Joni Mitchell and more: A veteran journalist tries to give female stars their due|Elizabeth Hand|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Instead of conversing, his students record their comments using an app and vote in class polls with their phones.A Teacher Returns to the Classroom and Gets Schooled|Nick Romeo|September 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Letterman once described Sedaris in, what became abundantly clear after conversing with her, perfect fashion.Amy Sedaris Is Hollywood's Beloved Rabbit-Loving Comedian Crafter|Kevin Fallon|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I normally start off with a full body shot, but then I move in and start interacting and conversing with the person.‘Humans of New York’ Documents the Colorful Lives of the City’s Residents|Allison McNearney|October 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
My anxieties, too, were increased by the mistaken kindness of my companions, who would persist in riding beside me and conversing.
A little before him stood an old peasant woman, with whom Lily, on the opposite side of the garden pale, was conversing.Kenelm Chillingly, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Some sat silently, but the majority were conversing in the most excited and voluble manner.In the grip of the Mullah|F. S. Brereton
The writer was once, in Paris, conversing with one of the most illustrious of the French philosophers.
He hoped that in conversing she would find respite from her thoughts.The Best Short Stories of 1919|Various
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