conversant definition

  • adjective:
    • Familiar, as by study or experience: conversant with medieval record.
    • in a position to converse knowledgeably: "By ... utilizing a library of one's personal design, there are yourself much more knowledgeable and, in the course of time, more conversant, on subjects interesting for you” ( Tom Kelley).
    • closely familiar; present; having regular interaction
    • familiar or acquainted by use or research; well-informed; versed
    • Having frequent or customary sexual intercourse; familiary linked; intimately familiarized.
    • Familiar or acquainted by use or study; well-informed; versed; -- generally used in combination with with, occasionally with in.
    • Concerned; occupied.
    • (usually followed by `with') knowledgeable about or understanding completely
  • noun:
    • a person who converses with another.
    • one that converses with another; a convenser.
  • others:
    • Having regular or customary intercourse; intimately associating; familiar by company; familiarized: followed closely by with, previously also by amongst.
    • familiarized by familiar use or research; having a comprehensive or personal understanding or proficiency: followed typically by with, formerly whilst still being sporadically by in.
    • Having concern or connection; worried, occupied, or engaged: followed by with or about.
    • Synonyms Versed (in), competent (in), adept (in).

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