Meaning of CONVERSE in English

CONVERSE

The verb is pronounced /kənvɜ:(r)s/. The noun is pronounced /kɒnvɜ:(r)s/.

( conversed)

1.

If you converse with someone, you talk to them. You can also say that two people converse . ( FORMAL )

Luke sat directly behind the pilot and conversed with him...

They were conversing in German, their only common language.

V-RECIP : V with n , pl-n V

2.

The converse of a statement is its opposite or reverse. ( FORMAL )

What you do for a living is critical to where you settle and how you live - and the converse is also true.

= opposite

N-SING : the N

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