Conversation

Definition of Conversation

Con`ver`sa´tion
n.1.General course of conduct; behavior.
Let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel.
- Philip. i. 27.
2.Familiar intercourse; intimate fellowship or association; close acquaintance.
I set down, out of long experience in business and much conversation in books, what I thought pertinent to this business.
- Bacon.
3.Commerce; intercourse; traffic.
All traffic and mutual conversation.
- Hakluyt.
4.Colloquial discourse; oral interchange of sentiments and observations; informal dialogue.
The influence exercised by his [Johnson's] conversation was altogether without a parallel.
- Macaulay.
5.Sexual intercourse; as, criminal conversation.

Related Words

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