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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conversant  \Con*vers"ant\,  n. 
  One  who  converses  with  another;  a  convenser.  [R.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conversant  \Con"ver*sant\,  a.  [L.  conversans,  p.  pr  of 
  conversari:  cf  F.  conversant.] 
  1.  Having  frequent  or  customary  intercourse;  familiary 
  associated;  intimately  acquainted. 
 
  I  have  been  conversant  with  the  first  persons  of  the 
  age.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  Familiar  or  acquainted  by  use  or  study;  well-informed; 
  versed;  --  generally  used  with  with  sometimes  with  in 
 
  Deeply  conversant  in  the  Platonic  philosophy. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  he  uses  the  different  dialects  as  one  who  had  been 
  conversant  with  them  all  --Pope. 
 
  Conversant  only  with  the  ways  of  men.  --Cowper. 
 
  3.  Concerned;  occupied. 
 
  Education  .  .  .  is  conversant  about  children.  --W. 
  Wotton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conversant 
  adj  :  (usually  followed  by  `with')  well  informed  about 
  "conversant  with  business  trends";  "familiar  with 
  trends  in  education"  [syn:  {conversant(p)},  {familiar(p)}] 




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