Definitions for conversantkənˈvɜr sənt, ˈkɒn vər-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•ver•santkənˈvɜr sənt, ˈkɒn vər-(adj.)

  1. familiar by use or study (usu. fol. by with):

    conversant with Spanish history.

  2. Archaic. intimately or regularly associating; acquainted.

Origin of conversant:

1250–1300; ME < L conversant-, s. of conversāns, prp. of conversārī to associate with. See converse1, -ant


Princeton's WordNet

  1. conversant(p), familiar(p)(adj)

    (usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly

    "conversant with business trends"; "familiar with the complex machinery"; "he was familiar with those roads"


  1. conversant(Adjective)

    closely familiar; current; having frequent interaction

  2. conversant(Adjective)

    familiar or acquainted by use or study; well-informed; versed

    She is equally conversant with Shakespeare and the laws of physics.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conversant(adj)

    having frequent or customary intercourse; familiary associated; intimately acquainted

  2. Conversant(adj)

    familiar or acquainted by use or study; well-informed; versed; -- generally used with with, sometimes with in

  3. Conversant(adj)

    concerned; occupied

  4. Conversant(noun)

    one who converses with another; a convenser


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