What does conversation mean?

Definitions for conversation
ˌkɒn vərˈseɪ ʃəncon·ver·sa·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conversationnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. conversationnoun

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

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

  2. conversationnoun

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

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

  3. conversationnoun

    Sexual intercourse.

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

  4. conversationnoun

    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.

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

  5. conversationnoun

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

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

  6. conversationverb

    To engage in conversation (with).

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conversationnoun

    general course of conduct; behavior

  2. Conversationnoun

    familiar intercourse; intimate fellowship or association; close acquaintance

  3. Conversationnoun

    commerce; intercourse; traffic

  4. Conversationnoun

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

  5. Conversationnoun

    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

    The ability to talk socially with others.

    The art of conversation is speaking and listening.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 25, 2020  
  2. conversation

    To share expression through the voice, speech, language, words, text or a form of communication.

    They love to have a conversation as they love each other very much.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 7, 2020  

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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

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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

Examples of conversation in a Sentence

  1. Ron Wyden:

    This administration never had one substantive conversation with me about health care reform.

  2. Pedro Freyre:

    We had 10 very significant clients ... Fortune 50 entities, call since Wednesday to start a Cuba conversation at a much more detailed and profound level.

  3. Jack Falahee:

    There has been a conversation about it, i'm not privy to all of the discussion that happens in the writers' room, but I do know early on the topic of safer sex has been brought up.

  4. Corbin Trent:

    The way she operates, whether it's to come up with lines of questioning or lines of messaging, or how to present things to her constituents or to the American people or to the party -- it's continuous listening and talking, when Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez using social media, that is essentially a practice run and a conversation that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's working and developing.

  5. Shaila Rivera:

    We were surprised, the whole conversation was less than a minute. There were no questions like who did you have contact with ? Did you go to work ? None of that.

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