[verb kuh n-vurs; noun kon-vurs] /verb kənˈvɜrs; noun ˈkɒn vɜrs/
verb (used without object), conversed, conversing.
to talk informally with another or others; exchange views, opinions, etc., by talking.
Archaic. to maintain a familiar association (usually followed by with).
Obsolete. to have sexual intercourse (usually followed by with).
familiar discourse or talk; .
verb (kənˈvɜːs) (intransitive) often foll by with
to engage in conversation (with)
to commune spiritually (with)
conversation (often in the phrase hold converse with)
(prenominal) reversed; opposite; contrary
something that is opposite or contrary
(logic, maths) a relation that holds between two relata only when a given relation holds between them in reverse order: thus father of is the converse of son of
“to communicate (with),” 1590s; earlier “to move about, live, dwell” (mid-14c.), from Old French converser “to talk” (12c.), from Latin conversari (see conversation). Related: Conversed; conversing.
“exact opposite,” 1560s, from Latin conversus “turn around,” past participle of convertere “to turn about” (see convert). Originally mathematical. The noun is attested from 1550s in mathematics. Related: Conversely.
[kuh n-vur-zhuh n, -shuh n] /kənˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən/ noun 1. the act or process of converting; state of being converted. 2. change in character, form, or function. 3. spiritual change from sinfulness to righteousness. 4. change from one religion, political belief, viewpoint, etc., to another. 5. a change of attitude, emotion, or viewpoint from one […]
noun, Psychiatry. 1. a mental disorder in which physical symptoms, as paralysis or blindness, occur without apparent physical cause and instead appear to result from psychological conflict or need. noun 1. a psychological disorder in which severe physical symptoms like blindness or paralysis appear with no apparent physical cause conversion disorder n. A disorder involving […]
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noun, Physics. 1. (in a reactor) the number of fissionable atoms produced by each fissionable atom that is destroyed.