HyperDic: converse

English > 4 senses of the word converse:
VERBcommunicationconverse, discoursecarry on a conversation
ADJECTIVEallconverseof words so related that one reverses the relation denoted by the other
allconverse, reversed, transposedturned about in order or relation
NOUNcommunicationconversea proposition obtained by conversion
converse > pronunciation
Soundskaa'nvers; kahnver's
Rhymesadverse ... worse: 27 rhymes with ers...
English > converse: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf words so related that one reverses the relation denoted by the other.
Example"'parental' and 'filial' are converse terms"
BroaderantonymousOf words
Spanishinverso
Adverbsconverselywith the terms of the relation reversed
English > converse: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningTurned about in order or relation.
Synonymsreversed, transposed
Broaderbackwarddirected / directed or facing toward the back / back or rear
Spanishtranspuesto
Catalantransposat
English > converse: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA proposition obtained by conversion.
Broaderproposition(logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false
Spanishrecíproco, teorema recíproco
Catalanrecíproc, teorema recíproc
English > converse: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningcarry on a conversation.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam and Sue converse; Sam wants to converse with Sue
Synonymdiscourse
Narrowerargue, contend, debate, fenceHave an argument about something
chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visittalk socially without exchanging too much information
interview, questionConduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting
interviewdiscuss formally with (somebody) for the purpose of an evaluation
interviewGo for an interview in the hope of being hired
Broadertalk, speakExchange thoughts
Spanishconversar, departir, discursar, platicar
Catalanconversar, departir
Nounsconversationthe use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.

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