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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.



2. converse turned about in order or relation

SamplesTransposed letters.

Synonymsreversed, transposed



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


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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