Cite
 

Dictionary


con•verse



Pronunciation: (
v.kun-vûrs';
n.kon'vûrs),
[key]
v., -versed, -vers•ing,
n.


v.i.
1. to talk informally with another or others; exchange views, opinions, etc., by talking.
2. Archaic.to maintain a familiar association (usually fol. by with).
3. Obs.to have sexual intercourse (usually fol. by with).

n.
familiar discourse or talk; conversation.

con•verse



Pronunciation: (
adj.kun-vûrs', kon'vûrs;
n.kon'vûrs),
[key]
adj.
opposite or contrary in direction, action, sequence, etc.; turned around.

n.
1. something opposite or contrary.
2. Logic.
a. a proposition obtained from another proposition by conversion.
b. the relation between two terms, one of which is related to the other in a given manner, as “younger than” to “older than.”
3. a group of words correlative with a preceding group but having a significant pair of terms interchanged, as “hot in winter but cold in summer” and “cold in winter but hot in summer.”

Con•verse



Pronunciation: (kon'vûrs), [key]
n.
Frederick Shep•herd Pronunciation: (shep'urd), [key] 1871–1940, U.S. composer.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

conversation pitconversion
See also:

 

Related Content