Converse

  • 21 converse — (kon vèr s ) adj. f. 1°   Terme de logique. Proposition converse, proposition sur laquelle on opère la conversion, c est à dire dont on change l attribut en sujet et le sujet en attribut, sans qu elle cesse d être vraie. Nulle pierre n est homme… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 22 converse — con|verse1 [kənˈvə:s US ˈvə:rs] v [i]formal [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: converser, from Latin conversari to live with, be with , from convertere; CONVERT1] to have a conversation with someone converse with ▪ She enjoyed the chance to… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 23 Converse —    An athletic shoe brand established in 1908 by Marquis M. Converse. Converse is most famous for its All Star high top basketball sneaker, created in 1918 in collaboration with a high school basketball player named Chuck Taylor, who later turned …

    Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • 24 converse — 1 verb (I) formal to talk informally, or to have a conversation (+ with): It s difficult to converse rationally with people who hold extremist views. 2 noun formal the converse the converse of a fact, word, statement etc is the opposite of it: I… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 25 Converse — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Converse est un mot de la langue française : Chez les moniales, une converse est une religieuse qui fait des travaux manuels. En mathématiques, la… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 26 converse — I. noun Etymology: Middle English convers, from Anglo French converse, from converser Date: 15th century 1. archaic social interaction 2. conversation II. intransitive verb (conversed; conversing) …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 27 CONVERSE — adj. et s. f. T. de Logique. On dit qu Une proposition est converse, est la converse d une autre, lorsque de l attribut de la première on fait le sujet de la seconde, et du sujet de la première, l attribut de la seconde, sans que la proposition… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 28 converse — converse1 converser, n. v. /keuhn verrs /; n. /kon verrs/, v., conversed, conversing, n. v.i. 1. to talk informally with another or others; exchange views, opinions, etc., by talking. 2. Archaic. to maintain a familiar association (usually fol.… …

    Universalium

  • 29 Converse — /kon verrs/, n. Frederick Shepherd /shep euhrd/, 1871 1940, U.S. composer. * * * ▪ logic       in logic, the proposition resulting from an interchange of subject and predicate with each other. Thus, the converse of “No man is a pencil” is “No… …

    Universalium

  • 30 converse — converses, conversing, conversed (The verb is pronounced [[t]kənvɜ͟ː(r)s[/t]]. The noun is pronounced [[t]kɒ̱nvɜː(r)s[/t]].) 1) V RECIP If you converse with someone, you talk to them. You can also say that two people converse. [FORMAL] [V with n] …

    English dictionary

  • 31 converse — The converse of a relation R xy is that relation R such that R yx iff R xy . ‘Child of’ is the converse of ‘parent of’. The converse of a conditional ‘if p then q ’ is the very different conditional, ‘if q then p ’ …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 32 converse — I UK [kənˈvɜː(r)s] / US [kənˈvɜrs] verb [intransitive] Word forms converse : present tense I/you/we/they converse he/she/it converses present participle conversing past tense conversed past participle conversed formal to have a conversation II UK …

    English dictionary

  • 33 Converse — 1 Original name in latin Converse Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Chicago longitude 29.51801 latitude 98.31612 altitude 222 Population 18198 Date 2011 05 14 2 Original name in latin Converse Name in other language… …

    Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • 34 converse — con|verse1 [ kən vɜrs ] verb intransitive FORMAL to have a conversation converse con|verse 2 [ kan,vɜrs ] adjective FORMAL opposite: a converse belief …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 35 converse — {{11}}converse (adj.) exact opposite, 1560s, from L. conversus turn around, pp. of convertere to turn about (see CONVERT (Cf. convert)). Originally mathematical. The noun is attested from 1550s in mathematics. Related: Conversely. {{12}}converse… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 36 converse — I. verb (i) /kənˈvɜs / (say kuhn vers) (conversed, conversing) 1. (sometimes followed by with) to talk informally with another; interchange thought by speech. –noun /ˈkɒnvɜs / (say konvers) 2. familiar discourse or talk; conversation. {Middle… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 37 converse — To engage in conversation; social interaction. Reversed in order or relation. The transposition of the subject and predicate in a proposition, as: Everything is good in its place. Converse, Nothing is good which is not in its place. Converse… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 38 converse — To engage in conversation; social interaction. Reversed in order or relation. The transposition of the subject and predicate in a proposition, as: Everything is good in its place. Converse, Nothing is good which is not in its place. Converse… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 39 converse — 1. verb /kənˈvɜːs,kənˈvɝs/ to talk; to engage in conversation 2. noun /kənˈvɜːs,kənˈvɝs/ a) Familiar discourse; free interchange of thoughts or views; conversation; …

    Wiktionary

  • 40 converse — Synonyms and related words: ESP, adversative, adverse, adversive, answer, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antipodal, antipode, antipodean, antipodes, antipole, antithesis, antithetic, antithetical, antonym, antonymous, at cross purposes,… …

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