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kənˈvɜr sənt, ˈkɒn vər-con·ver·sant

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    (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"

Wiktionary

  1. conversantadjective

    closely familiar; current; having frequent interaction

  2. conversantadjective

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conversantadjective

    having frequent or customary intercourse; familiary associated; intimately acquainted

    Etymology: [L. conversans, p. pr. of conversari: cf. F. conversant.]

  2. Conversantadjective

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

    Etymology: [L. conversans, p. pr. of conversari: cf. F. conversant.]

  3. Conversantadjective

    concerned; occupied

    Etymology: [L. conversans, p. pr. of conversari: cf. F. conversant.]

  4. Conversantnoun

    one who converses with another; a convenser

    Etymology: [L. conversans, p. pr. of conversari: cf. F. conversant.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conversant in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conversant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of conversant in a Sentence

  1. Plato:

    Philosophy is an elegant thing, if anyone modestly meddles with it; but if they are conversant with it more than is becoming, it corrupts them.

  2. John Calvin:

    Without Christ, sciences in every department are vain....The man who knows not God is vain, though he should be conversant with every branch of learning. Nay more, we may affirm this too with truth, that these choice gifts of God -- expertness of mind, acuteness of judgment, liberal sciences, and acquaintance with languages, are in a manner profaned in every instance in which they fall to the lot of wicked men.

  3. Brian Walker:

    It's got a maturing audience, it's an educated audience, it's an audience that is very conversant with cafe culture, the urbanisation of food, takeaway, home delivery and it's one in which service has always been a cornerstone, and because of its isolation, McDonald's are able to measure its performance.

  4. Brian Walker:

    It's got a maturing audience, it's an educated audience, it's an audience that is very conversant with cafe culture, the urbanization of food, takeaway, home delivery and it's one in which service has always been a cornerstone, and because of its isolation, McDonald's are able to measure its performance.

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  • осведомен, компетентен, сведущBulgarian
  • versado, versado enSpanish
  • בקיאHebrew
  • दक्षHindi
  • familiarizadoPortuguese
  • осведомлённый, знакомый, сведущий, компетентныйRussian
  • بات چیتUrdu
  • 善于沟通Chinese

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