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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Converse  \Con*verse"\  (k[o^]n*v[~e]rs"),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Conversed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Conversing}.]  [F.  converser,  L. 
  conversari  to  associate  with  con-  +  versari  to  be  turned,  to 
  live,  remain,  fr  versare  to  turn  often  v.  intens.  of 
  vertere  to  turn  See  {Convert}.] 
  1.  To  keep  company;  to  hold  intimate  intercourse;  to  commune; 
  --  followed  by  with 
 
  To  seek  the  distant  hills,  and  there  converse  With 
  nature.  --Thomson. 
 
  Conversing  with  the  world,  we  use  the  world's 
  fashions.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  But  to  converse  with  heaven  -  This  is  not  easy. 
  --Wordsworth. 
 
  2.  To  engage  in  familiar  colloquy;  to  interchange  thoughts 
  and  opinions  in  a  free  informal  manner;  to  chat;  -- 
  followed  by  with  before  a  person;  by  on  about 
  concerning,  etc.,  before  a  thing 
 
  Companions  That  do  converse  and  waste  the  time 
  together.  --Shak. 
 
  We  had  conversed  so  often  on  that  subject.  --Dryden. 
 
  3.  To  have  knowledge  of  from  long  intercourse  or  study;  -- 
  said  of  things 
 
  According  as  the  objects  they  converse  with  afford 
  greater  or  less  variety.  --Locke. 
 
  Syn:  To  associate;  commune;  discourse;  talk;  chat. 




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