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Dictionary entry overview: What does conversation mean?
• CONVERSATION (noun)
The noun CONVERSATION has 1 sense:
1. the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.
Familiarity information: CONVERSATION used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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The use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.
Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
Hypernyms ("conversation" is a kind of...):
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "conversation"):
crossfire (a lively or heated interchange of ideas and opinions)
telephone conversation (a conversation over the telephone)
table talk (conversation during a meal)
second-hand speech (overheard conversation (especially overheard cellphone conversation))
rap session (conversation in a situation where feelings can be expressed and criticized or supported)
rap (voluble conversation)
colloquy (formal conversation)
commerce (social exchange, especially of opinions, attitudes, etc.)
nothings (inconsequential conversation)
exchange (a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one))
tete-a-tete (a private conversation between two people)
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