Definition of “converse” - English Dictionary

“converse” in British English

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uk /ˈkɒn.vɜːs/ /kənˈvɜːs/ us /ˈkɑːn.vɝːs/ /kənˈvɝːs/


uk /ˈkɒn.vɜːs/ /kənˈvɜːs/ us /ˈkɑːn.vɝːs/ /kənˈvɝːs/ formal
adverb uk /ˈkɒn.vɜː /kənˈvɜː us /ˈkɑːn.vɝː /kənˈvɝː

in an opposite way

converseverb [ I ]

uk /kənˈvɜːs/ us /kənˈvɝːs/ formal

(Definition of “converse” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“converse” in American English

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conversenoun [ U ]


converse noun [ U ] (OPPOSITE)

the opposite:

However, the converse of this theory may also be true.
adjective [ not gradable ] /kənˈvɜrs, ˈkɑn·vɜrs/

Why can't Keyes make the converse argument about the GOP?

converseverb [ I ]

us /kənˈvɜrs/

converse verb [ I ] (TALK)

to talk with someone:

She likes to converse with people from all walks of life.

(Definition of “converse” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)