What are some alternative words for converse?

Synonyms for converse
kənˈvɜrs; ˈkɒn vɜrs

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term converse.

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:

    inverse, reverse, opposite, contrary

How to pronounce converse?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say converse in sign language?

  1. converse

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankword
#785conference
#816talk
#962chat
#1257communication
#1892discuss
#2277counter
#2544speak
#2927relative
#3815reverse
#4932conversation
#5425opposite
#5495dialogue
#6114opposed
#6811contrary
#11225discourse
#12447reversed
#13272inverse
#14273communion
#14331intercourse
#15167converse
#22335contradictory
#57769transposed
#60684colloquy
#76993correlative
#88246parley
#208461confabulation

How to use converse in a sentence?

  1. William Cowper:

    Words learned by rote a parrot may rehearse; but talking is not always to converse, not more distinct from harmony divine, the constant creaking of a country sign.

  2. Petra Stefankova:

    In popular terms visual art is just another form of social entrepreneurship and visual journalism that uses communication of emotional level. So let's be clever in what we converse about.

  3. Alexis de Tocqueville:

    An American cannot converse, but he can discuss, and his talk falls into a dissertation. He speaks to you as if he was addressing a meeting; and if he should chance to become warm in the discussion, he will say Gentlemen to the person with whom he is conversing.

  4. Kenko Yoshida:

    To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations--such is a pleasure beyond compare.

  5. 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.


Translations for converse

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for converse »

Translation

Find a translation for the converse synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Images & Illustrations of converse

  1. converse
    converse
    converse
    converse
    converse

Discuss these converse synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"converse." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 4 Jun 2020. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/converse>.

Are we missing a good synonym for converse?

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for converse:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.