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[kuh n-vur-suh nt, kon-ver-] /kənˈvɜr sənt, ˈkɒn vər-/

familiar by use or study (usually followed by with):
conversant with Spanish history.
Archaic. having regular or frequent ; intimately associating; acquainted.
(usually postpositive) and foll by with. experienced (in), familiar (with), or acquainted (with)

late 14c., from Old French conversant, present participle of converser (see converse (v.)).


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