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English adjective: converse

1. converse of words so related that one reverses the relation denoted by the other


Samples`parental' and `filial' are converse terms.


Similarantonymous


Antonymssynonymous

2. converse turned about in order or relation


SamplesTransposed letters.


Synonymsreversed, transposed


Similarbackward


Antonymsforward


English noun: converse

1. converse (communication) a proposition obtained by conversion


Broader (hypernym)proposition


English verb: converse

1. converse (communication) carry on a conversation


ExamplesSam and Sue converse, Sam wants to converse with Sue


Synonymsdiscourse


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)speak, talk


Narrower (hyponym)argue, chaffer, chat, chatter, chew the fat, chit-chat, chitchat, claver, confab, confabulate, contend, debate, fence, gossip, interview, interview, interview, jaw, natter, question, shoot the breeze, visit









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