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If every call to Christ and His righteousness is a call to suffering, the converse is equally - every call to suffering is a call to Christ, a promotion, an invitation to come up higher.
Charles Bent

Meaning of "converse" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CONVERSE

From Old French converser, from Latin conversārī to keep company with, from conversāre to turn constantly, from vertere to turn.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CONVERSE

converse  [kənˈvɜːs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONVERSE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Converse is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb converse in English.

WHAT DOES CONVERSE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Converse

Converse may refer to: ▪ Converse, in logic the result of reversing the two parts of a categorical or implicational statement ▪ Converse implication, the converse of a material implication ▪ Converse nonimplication, a logical connective which is the negation of the converse of implication ▪ Converse, pairs of words that refer to a relationship from opposite points of view ▪ Converse, various people with the surname ▪ Converse, an American shoe company ▪ Converses or Chuck Taylor All-Stars, canvas and rubber shoes produced by the company ▪ Converse accident, a logical fallacy that can occur in a statistical syllogism when an exception to a generalization is wrongly excluded ▪ Converse College, a women's college in Spartanburg, South Carolina ▪ Converse relation or inverse relation, in mathematics the relation that occurs when switching the order of the elements in a binary relation ▪ Conversation, a form of communication between people following rules of etiquette...

Definition of converse in the English dictionary

The first definition of converse in the dictionary is to engage in conversation. Other definition of converse is to commune spiritually. Converse is also to associate; consort.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CONVERSE

PRESENT

Present
I converse
you converse
he/she/it converses
we converse
you converse
they converse
Present continuous
I am conversing
you are conversing
he/she/it is conversing
we are conversing
you are conversing
they are conversing
Present perfect
I have conversed
you have conversed
he/she/it has conversed
we have conversed
you have conversed
they have conversed
Present perfect continuous
I have been conversing
you have been conversing
he/she/it has been conversing
we have been conversing
you have been conversing
they have been conversing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I conversed
you conversed
he/she/it conversed
we conversed
you conversed
they conversed
Past continuous
I was conversing
you were conversing
he/she/it was conversing
we were conversing
you were conversing
they were conversing
Past perfect
I had conversed
you had conversed
he/she/it had conversed
we had conversed
you had conversed
they had conversed
Past perfect continuous
I had been conversing
you had been conversing
he/she/it had been conversing
we had been conversing
you had been conversing
they had been conversing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will converse
you will converse
he/she/it will converse
we will converse
you will converse
they will converse
Future continuous
I will be conversing
you will be conversing
he/she/it will be conversing
we will be conversing
you will be conversing
they will be conversing
Future perfect
I will have conversed
you will have conversed
he/she/it will have conversed
we will have conversed
you will have conversed
they will have conversed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been conversing
you will have been conversing
he/she/it will have been conversing
we will have been conversing
you will have been conversing
they will have been conversing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would converse
you would converse
he/she/it would converse
we would converse
you would converse
they would converse
Conditional continuous
I would be conversing
you would be conversing
he/she/it would be conversing
we would be conversing
you would be conversing
they would be conversing
Conditional perfect
I would have converse
you would have converse
he/she/it would have converse
we would have converse
you would have converse
they would have converse
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been conversing
you would have been conversing
he/she/it would have been conversing
we would have been conversing
you would have been conversing
they would have been conversing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you converse
we let´s converse
you converse
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to converse
Past participle
conversed
Present Participle
conversing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONVERSE


adverse
ˈædvɜːs
autoreverse
ˌɔːtəʊrɪˈvɜːs
averse
əˈvɜːs
biodiverse
ˌbaɪəʊdaɪˈvɜːs
controverse
ˈkɒntrəˌvɜːs
covers
ˈkəʊvɜːs
diverse
daɪˈvɜːs
inverse
ɪnˈvɜːs
metaverse
ˈmɛtəˌvɜːs
multiverse
ˈmʌltɪˌvɜːs
obverse
ˈɒbvɜːs
perverse
pəˈvɜːs
renverse
rɛnˈvɜːs
retroverse
ˈrɛtrəˌvɜːs
reverse
rɪˈvɜːs
transverse
trænzˈvɜːs
traverse
ˈtrævɜːs
Twitterverse
ˈtwɪtəˌvɜːs
universe
ˈjuːnɪˌvɜːs
verse
vɜːs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONVERSE

conversation class
conversation piece
conversation stopper
conversational
conversational implicature
conversationalist
conversationally
conversationism
conversationist
conversative
conversazione
conversazioni
conversely
converser
conversion
conversion disorder
conversion table
conversional
conversionary
converso

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONVERSE

blank verse
chapter and verse
comic verse
disperse
free verse
girdle traverse
heroic verse
immerse
in reverse
inflationary universe
island universe
Leonine verse
light verse
masters of the universe
merse
monodisperse
nonsense verse
perse
Saint-John Perse
terse

Synonyms and antonyms of converse in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CONVERSE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «converse» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of converse

Translation of «converse» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONVERSE

Find out the translation of converse to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of converse from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «converse» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

交谈
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

conversar
570 millions of speakers

English

converse
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बातचीत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العكس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

обратное
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

conversar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিপরীত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

converser
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bercakap
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sich unterhalten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

話し合う
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

대화하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wisata
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trò chuyện
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உரையாடுகிறார்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

संभाषण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

karşıt
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

conversare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rozmawiać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зворотне
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

conversa
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

converse
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gesels
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

converse
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

converse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of converse

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONVERSE»

The term «converse» is very widely used and occupies the 8.451 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONVERSE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «converse» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «converse» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about converse

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10 QUOTES WITH «CONVERSE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word converse.
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John Adams
As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children.
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Charles Bent
If every call to Christ and His righteousness is a call to suffering, the converse is equally - every call to suffering is a call to Christ, a promotion, an invitation to come up higher.
3
John Stuart Blackie
Converse with men makes sharp the glittering wit, but God to man doth speak in solitude.
4
George Boole
Of the many forms of false culture, a premature converse with abstractions is perhaps the most likely to prove fatal to the growth of a masculine vigour of intellect.
5
Joe Bob Briggs
In some European theaters, it's still not uncommon to have a late start and three LONG intermissions, because people actually eat and drink and converse during the intermissions.
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Pritam Chakraborty
I don't like talking unnecessarily, and my communication skills are zilch. I just can't converse with people. Maybe it's because of my stuttering or stammering, but I'm not confident of talking with people. I only talk to very close friends and family.
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Joe Cornish
So many large movies come to you with a huge marketing campaign and it's like you have to see this movie this weekend, otherwise you'll be culturally bankrupt and can't converse with your friends.
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William H. Gass
We converse as we live by repeating, by combining and recombining a few elements over and over again just as nature does when of elementary particles it builds a world.
9
Selena Gomez
My perfect guy wears converse, is totally laid back, and doesn't worry about being cool.
10
Pat Mastelotto
We're looking to help our guitar buddies do their thing while at the same time we try to create something we might enjoy listening to ourselves. If anything we are trying to develop a vocabulary so we can converse more fluidly.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONVERSE»

Discover the use of converse in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to converse and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Chucks!: The Phenomenon of Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars
Peterson explores trends in everything from lace styles to color schemes, and highlights Converse’s newest feature that allows you to “design your own.” He also takes a look at the social importance of Chucks: Chucks in sports, in ...
Hal Peterson, 2007
2
Survey Questions: Handcrafting the Standardized Questionnaire
The authors review recent research on survey questions, consider the lore of professional experience and finally present those findings which have the strongest implications on writing these questions.
Jean M. Converse, Stanley Presser, 1986
3
Converse College
The volume is arranged in chronological order and offers varied views of campus architecture as well as individuals who have walked its grounds over the past 112 years.
Jeff Willis, 2001
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Converse in the Spirit: William Blake, Jacob Boehme, and the ...
Underlining the importance to both of a living creative and spiritual tradition, Converse in the Spirit argues that the relationship between Blake and Boehme was a meeting of like minds that transcended place and time, that each regarded ...
Kevin Fischer, 2004
5
Atheism as a Positive Social Force
Converse does not oppose religion per se; he outlines the growth of religion from a modern historical perspective and shows how atheism can be applied as a positive alt.
Raymond W. Converse, 2003
6
Are Pesticides Really Necessary?
Why pests have not overwhelmed us; The pesticide drama; Pesticide safety.
Keith Converse Barrons, 1981
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PHP5 and MySQL Bible
PHP and MySQL form a powerful team, and if you have some fluency with HTML, this comprehensive guide will have you creating database-backed, PHP-driven Web sites in no time.
Tim Converse, Joyce Park, Clark Morgan, 2004
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Converse all star basketball: how to play like a pro
Introduces the skills of dribbling, passing, shooting, and rebounding, and discusses offensive and defensive strategies
Converse, Converse (Firm), 1996
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Converse all star soccer: how to play like a pro
Offers a brief history of soccer, includes the rules of the game and tips from professionals, and describes the skills necessary to play the game
Converse, 1997
10
The Quality of American Life: Perceptions, Evaluations, and ...
Based on research conducted by the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, the book uses data which are representative of the national population eighteen years of age and older, and employs the major social ...
Angus Campbell, Philip E. Converse, Willard L. Rodgers

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONVERSE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term converse is used in the context of the following news items.
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Converse Mimics Fighter Planes With Chuck Taylor All Star MA-1 …
In drawing inspiration from fighter planes that were commonly used during World War II, Converse presents the “Shark” pack of the Chuck ... «Highsnobiety, Jul 15»
2
Converse Debuts New Jack Purcell Collaboration with Hancock
Converse is having a busy summer. Today, the brand announced the launch of a new sneaker series in its Jack Purcell line. It's the third ... «Footwear News, Jul 15»
3
Converse footwear offering musicians chance to perform at Newport …
NEWPORT, R.I. — Converse, the footwear manufacturer, is teaming up with the Newport Folk Festival to offer three music acts a chance to ... «The Providence Journal, Jul 15»
4
The Converse Pride Collection Is Supporting LGBTQ Rights Via …
In celebration of the LGBTQ community, Converse has introduced a Pride capsule collection — Proud To Be: The Converse Pride Collection — because equality ... «Bustle, Jul 15»
5
America cannot converse about immigration
CHICAGO -- New research has confirmed that our national conversation about immigration is so tainted by bad feelings and misinformation that ... «Quad City Times, Jul 15»
6
Converse and Newport Folk Festival Partner To Offer Recording …
Converse Rubber Tracks and the Newport Folk Festival have come together to offer three aspiring artists with a unique opportunity. The duo ... «GoLocalProv, Jul 15»
7
Malden Musings: Observations from the new Converse outlet
Here are a couple of unsolicited observations I made at the new Converse Sneaker outlet store located on Lovejoy Wharf, 160 North ... «Wicked Local Malden, Jul 15»
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Converse Jack Purcell II Nappa Leather
The Converse Jack Purcell sneaker may be the ultimate summer shoe but there is a lesser known member of Purcell's family that deserves a ... «The BoomBox, Jul 15»
9
Rubber bands: Local acts find Converse recording studio just ducky
“You're really good at singing,” studio engineer Matt Carlson deadpanned through the glass separating Converse's Rubber Tracks studio and ... «Boston Herald, Jul 15»
10
Nike loses trademark battle to Malaysian firm over Converse logo …
The well-known Converse brand features a star in the middle of a circle, with its signature “Converse All Star” placed at the top and bottom of ... «Marketing Interactive, Jul 15»

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