/ kənˈvərs/ [intr.]
engage in conversation.
/ ˈkänˌvərs/ archaic
/ kənˈvərsər/ n.
a situation, object, or statement that is the reverse of another, or that corresponds to it but with certain terms transposed:
if spirituality is properly political, the converse is also true: politics is properly spiritual.
a theorem whose hypothesis and conclusion are the conclusion and hypothesis of another.
/ ˈkänˌvərs; kənˈvərs/
having characteristics that are the reverse of something else already mentioned.
of a conditional, P
. The statement ¬P
where ¬ denotes negation. See also contrapositive
of a binary relation. Another name for inverse
†dwell XIV; †associate familiarly with
XVI; talk with
XVII. — (O)F. converser
†pass one's life, exchange words :- L. conversārī
live, have intercourse, middle use of conversāre
turn round, f. CON-
, frequent. of vertere
Hence as sb. †intercourse; conversation; communion. XVII.
, asperse, averse, burse, coerce, converse, curse, diverse, Erse, hearse, immerse, intersperse, nurse, perse, perverse, purse, reimburse, submerse, terce, terse, transverse, verse, worse
•commerce • wet nurse • sesterce
•adverse • universe • obverse
proposition or relation turned round or upside down. XVI. — L. conversus
, pp. of convertere CONVERT