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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    inverse, reverse, opposite, contrary

How to say converse in sign language?

  1. converse

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