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1. converse

verb. ['ˈkɑːnvɝs, kənˈvɝːs'] carry on a conversation.

Synonyms

  • natter
  • interview
  • claver
  • confabulate
  • chat
  • chaffer
  • jaw
  • gossip
  • shoot the breeze
  • chit-chat
  • chew the fat
  • discourse
  • confab
  • argue
  • chitchat
  • debate
  • question
  • talk
  • fence
  • contend
  • visit
  • chatter

Antonyms

  • certainty
  • keep quiet
  • make peace
  • defend

Etymology

  • converser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • conversare (Latin)
  • conversus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Converse

  • transverse
  • intersperse
  • biodiverse
  • reimburse
  • traverse
  • submerse
  • disperse
  • disburse
  • reverse
  • rehearse
  • perverse
  • obverse
  • inverse
  • diverse
  • adverse
  • immerse
  • emerse
  • coerce
  • averse
  • worse
  • terse
  • scearce
  • purse
  • perse
  • pers
  • perce
  • pearse
  • nurse
  • merce
  • kerce

How do you pronounce converse?

Pronounce converse as ˈkɑnvərs.

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How do you spell converse? Is it conversate ?

A common misspelling of converse is conversate

Sentences with converse


1. Noun, singular or mass
Don't use your cell phone or converse on the Internet while testing.

2. Verb, base form
Make time for your partner each day to converse and discuss issues you have been avoiding.

Quotes about converse


1. Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever makes the fewest people uneasy is the best bred in the room.
- Jonathan Swift

2. What a blessing it is to love books as I love them;- to be able to converse with the dead, and to live amidst the unreal!
- Thomas Babington Macaulay, The Selected Letters Of Thomas Babington Macaulay

3. I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has read.
- Samuel Johnson, Johnsonian Miscellanies - Vol II

2. converse

noun. ['ˈkɑːnvɝs, kənˈvɝːs'] a proposition obtained by conversion.

Antonyms

  • agree

Etymology

  • converser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • conversare (Latin)
  • conversus (Latin)

3. converse

adjective. ['ˈkɑːnvɝs, kənˈvɝːs'] turned about in order or relation.

Synonyms

  • reversed
  • backward

Antonyms

  • close up
  • whisper
  • shout

Etymology

  • converser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • conversare (Latin)
  • conversus (Latin)

4. converse

adjective. ['ˈkɑːnvɝs, kənˈvɝːs'] of words so related that one reverses the relation denoted by the other.

Antonyms

  • specify

Etymology

  • converser (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • conversare (Latin)
  • conversus (Latin)
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