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Synonyms for converse
kənˈvɜrs; ˈkɒn vɜrs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. converse(adj)

    a proposition obtained by conversion

    Antonyms:
    synonymous, forward

  2. converse(adj)

    of words so related that one reverses the relation denoted by the other

    "`parental' and `filial' are converse terms"

    Synonyms:
    reversed, transposed

    Antonyms:
    forward, synonymous

  3. converse, reversed, transposed(verb)

    turned about in order or relation

    "transposed letters"

    Synonyms:
    reversed, transposed

    Antonyms:
    synonymous, forward

  4. converse, discourse(verb)

    carry on a conversation

    Synonyms:
    discourse, discuss, talk about, dissertate, hold forth

    Antonyms:
    synonymous, forward

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. converse

    Conversation (Latin con, with) is, etymologically, an interchange of ideas with some other person or persons. Talk may be wholly one-sided. Many brilliant talkers have been incapable of conversation. There may be intercourse without conversation, as by looks, signs, etc.; communion is of hearts, with or without words; communication is often by writing, and may be uninvited and unreciprocated. Talk may denote the mere utterance of words with little thought; thus, we say idle talk, empty talk, rather than idle or empty conversation. Discourse is now applied chiefly to public addresses. A conference is more formal than a conversation. Dialog denotes ordinarily an artificial or imaginary conversation, generally of two persons, but sometimes of more. A colloquy is indefinite as to number, and generally somewhat informal. Compare BEHAVIOR.

    Synonyms:
    chat, colloquy, communication, communion, confabulation, conference, conversation, dialogue, discourse, intercourse, parley, talk

    Preposition:
    Conversation with friends; between or among the guests; about a matter.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. converse(v)

    Synonyms:
    talk, discourse, speak, chat

    Antonyms:
    keep silent

  2. converse(a)

    Synonyms:
    opposite, reverse, contrary, opposed, contradictory, counter, relative, correlative

    Antonyms:
    identical, same, one, inseparable, indistinguishable, connate, uniform, direct, primary, uninverted

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. converse(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    commune, hold intercourse

  2. converse(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    talk, chat, CONFABULATE, discourse familiarly, hold a conversation

  3. converse(n.)

    Synonyms:
    1. communion, intercourse, commerce

  4. converse(n.)

    Synonyms:
    talk, colloquy, conversation

  5. converse(n.)

    Synonyms:
    reverse, opposite

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. converse(n)

    Synonyms:
    intercourse, communion, conversation, parley

  2. converse(v)

    Synonyms:
    talk, chat, commune, confabulate, parley

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "converse":

    inverse, reverse, opposite, contrary

How to pronounce converse?

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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say converse in sign language?

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How to use converse in a sentence?

  1. Raag Singhal:

    I think Fox News Wuornos ' had a whole host of mental issues, if you were to kind of look at the totality of the circumstances, Fox News Wuornos ' complaints, Fox News Wuornos ' behavior, some of the things that Fox News Wuornos ' would do … Fox News Wuornos ' was someone who, in my view, was going in and out of competency, which is somewhat of a normal thing. When we talk about competency in the criminal context, we say it’s something that waxes and wanes. You can have someone who is confident on one day, then you meet them three days later and they’re not. I have no doubt that Fox News Wuornos ' had entire periods where Fox News Wuornos ' was lucid and could converse. There were times I met with Fox News Wuornos ' when I had no issues with Fox News Wuornos ', then there were times I met with Fox News Wuornos ' and Fox News Wuornos ' clearly had mental issues.

  2. James Fenimore Cooper:

    The American doctrinaire is the converse of the American demagogue, and, in this way, is scarcely less injurious to the public. The first deals in poetry, the last in cant. He is as much a visionary on one side, as the extreme theoretical democrat is a visionary on the other.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    He who does not want to ruin own married life should disconnect, from the very first day of their wedding, all communication lines that make his wife to converse with her mother regularly.

  4. Kevin Hart:

    Normally, I'm in and out so it's been a real blessing just to be around and talk, converse, you know, and just kind of be with the fam through these months, so this is the first time that I've ever been here this much through a pregnancy in general in my life. So it's been refreshing.

  5. Randall Wallace:

    Maybe the gift of any great person is the power to converse with our own hearts.

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