Definition of 'converse'
Example sentences containing 'converse'
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But the converse also seems to apply. Beat Stress (1992)The converse is true for a magnum. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Sell a business and the converse is true. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But the converse was not true. The Developing Child (7th edn.) (1995)Finally, must characters converse so often from opposite ends of the traverse stage? Times, Sunday Times (2008)In the foreground, two men converse. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Of course, the converse also applied. The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh: A Woman in World History (2007)When equities are strong, the converse is true. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We found the converse was also true, at least for us. Christianity Today (2000)Of course, the converse is not true. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The converse is true: you must hide information that will be more useful to declarer than partner. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The converse might also be true: all had to depend on a fair assessment of the relevant facts. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The converse is also true. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)He avoids as much as possible speaking to his players on the phone, because he finds it hard to converse that way. The Sun (2011)I hold to that, and the converse also applies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In Brazil, people converse through song. The Sun (2012)The converse was probably true in America and Britain during the boom. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He's best when talking directly to pictures; rather less good when trying to converse about people. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I had to accept that he hadn't necessarily found me an interesting subject to converse with but was glad to talk to anybody. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'converse'
British English: converse VERB
If you converse with someone, you talk to them. You can also say that two people converse.
He sat directly behind the pilot and conversed with him.
British English: converse NOUN
The converse of a statement is its opposite or reverse.
What you do for a living is critical to where you settle and how you live -- and the converse is also true.
Definition of converse from the Collins English Dictionary
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