Definitions for conversation
ˌkɒn vərˈseɪ ʃəncon·ver·sa·tion
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word conversation.
the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.
Interaction; commerce or intercourse with other people; dealing with others.
Behaviour, the way one conducts oneself; a person's way of life.
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.
The back-and-forth play of the blades in a bout.
To engage in conversation (with).
Etymology: From conversation, from conversationem, accusative singular of conversatio, from conversor.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: conversatio, Latin.
She went to Pamela’s chamber, meaning to joy her thoughts with the sweet conversation of her sister. Philip Sidney, b. ii.
What I mentioned some time ago in conversation, was not a new thought, just then started by accident or occasion. Jonathan Swift.
The knowledge of men and manners, the freedom of habitudes, and conversation with the best company of both sexes. Dryden.
His apparent, open guilt;
I mean his conversation with Shore’s wife. William Shakespeare, Rich. III.
Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles. 1 Pet.
Conversation is interactive communication between two or more people. The development of conversational skills and etiquette is an important part of socialization. The development of conversational skills in a new language is a frequent focus of language teaching and learning. Conversation analysis is a branch of sociology which studies the structure and organization of human interaction, with a more specific focus on conversational interaction.
general course of conduct; behavior
familiar intercourse; intimate fellowship or association; close acquaintance
commerce; intercourse; traffic
colloquial discourse; oral interchange of sentiments and observations; informal dialogue
sexual intercourse; as, criminal 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.
The ability to talk socially with others.
The art of conversation is speaking and listening.
Submitted by MaryC on January 25, 2020
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
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'conversation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2055
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'conversation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1202
Rank popularity for the word 'conversation' in Nouns Frequency: #723
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The numerical value of conversation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of conversation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
I felt drunk, i couldn't even stick up for Jamie Spears. I couldn't even have a conversation with my mom or dad about anything. I told them I was scared and they had six different nurses come to my home to monitor me while I was on this medication that I didn't want to be on to begin with.
The bottom line is we want Peyton Manning back and it's going to come down to what Peyton Manning wants to do, i did have a great conversation with Peyton( on Monday). We talked about the game. I said,' The last thing we're going to do at this point in time, having been through what you've been through, is talk about your future.' .
As a general matter, when it comes to the flag, and the National Anthem and the meaning that that holds for our men and women in uniform and those that fought for us – that is a tough thing for them to get past, to then hear what his deeper concerns are, but I don’t doubt his sincerity. I think he cares about some real, legitimate issues that need to be talked about and, if nothing else, what he’s done is generated more conversation about some topics that need to be talked about.
So for the youngest kids, it's simple messaging — easy stuff that's easy for them to understand and remember. Things like not revealing personal information and that sort of simple stuff for younger kids, for older teens, that conversation changes and needs to become more mature with their online activity, as well. We understand parents can have sometimes a hard time with these conversations.
There's a lot of internal conversation happening, this is a very important topic.
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- كلام, حديث, حوار, محادثة, مكالمةArabic
- söhbət, qonuşmaAzerbaijani
- гута́рка, размо́ваBelarusian
- бесе́да, разгово́рBulgarian
- conversa, conversacióCatalan, Valencian
- rozhovor, konverzaceCzech
- ymddiddan, sgwrsWelsh
- konversation, samtaleDanish
- Konversation, Gespräch, UnterhaltungGerman
- konverso, interparolo, konversacioEsperanto
- گفتگو, صحبتPersian
- petearWestern Frisian
- agallamh, còmhradhScottish Gaelic
- conversa, conversaciónGalician
- társalgás, beszélgetésHungarian
- զրույց, երկխոսություն, խոսակցությունArmenian
- discorso, dialogo, conversazioneItalian
- 談話, 会話, 話し, 対話, カンバセーションJapanese
- ការសន្ទនា, សន្ទនាKhmer
- 對話, 대화Korean
- بارودۆخ, گفتوگۆKurdish
- GespréichLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- ການສົນທະນາ, ສົນທະນາLao
- яриа, үгMongolian
- perbualan, percakapanMalay
- samtale, konversasjonNorwegian
- konversasjonNorwegian Nynorsk
- konwersacja, rozmowaPolish
- conversação, conversaPortuguese
- convorbire, conversațieRomanian
- разгово́р, бесе́даRussian
- rȁzgovōr, ра̏згово̄рSerbo-Croatian
- konverzácia, rozhovorSlovak
- konversation, samtalSwedish
- сӯхбат, гуфтугӯTajik
- การสนทนา, สนทนาThai
- gürrüň, söhbetTurkmen
- diyalog, sohbet, muhabbet, konuşmaTurkish
- розмо́ва, бесі́даUkrainian
- بات چیتUrdu
- đối thoạiVietnamese
- spikotam, spikotVolapük
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