Definitions for conversationˌkɒn vərˈseɪ ʃən

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word conversation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. conversation(noun)

    the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.

Wiktionary

  1. conversation(Noun)

    Interaction; commerce or intercourse with other people; dealing with others.

  2. conversation(Noun)

    Behaviour, the way one conducts oneself; a person's way of life.

  3. conversation(Noun)

    Sexual intercourse.

  4. conversation(Noun)

    Expression and exchange of individual ideas through talking with other people; also, a set instance or occasion of such talking.

    I had an interesting conversation with Nicolas yesterday about how much he's getting paid.

  5. conversation(Noun)

    The back-and-forth play of the blades in a bout.

  6. conversation(Verb)

    To engage in conversation (with).

  7. Origin: From conversation, from conversationem, accusative singular of conversatio, from conversor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conversation(noun)

    general course of conduct; behavior

  2. Conversation(noun)

    familiar intercourse; intimate fellowship or association; close acquaintance

  3. Conversation(noun)

    commerce; intercourse; traffic

  4. Conversation(noun)

    colloquial discourse; oral interchange of sentiments and observations; informal dialogue

  5. Conversation(noun)

    sexual intercourse; as, criminal conversation

Freebase

  1. Conversation

    Conversation is a form of interactive, spontaneous communication between two or more people who are following rules of etiquette. It is polite give and take of subjects thought of by people talking with each other for company. Conversation analysis is a branch of sociology which studies the structure and organization of human interaction, with a more specific focus on conversational interaction.

Editors Contribution

  1. conversation

    Plural form of the word conversation.

    During the conference hall tea break there were many conversations taking place at once so we had to really focus to hear what was being said in our group.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conversation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2055

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conversation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1202

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conversation' in Nouns Frequency: #723

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conversation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conversation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mexican Proverb:

    Conversation is food for the soul.

  2. Sir Anthony Hawkins:

    Your ignorance, cramps my conversation.

  3. Anonymous:

    Silence is one great art of conversation.

  4. La Rochefoucauld:

    Conceit causes more conversation than wit.

  5. Jonathan Swift:

    Argument is the worst sort of conversation.

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