Associations to the word «Conversation»

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CONVERSATION, noun. Expression and exchange of individual ideas through talking with other people; also, a set instance or occasion of such talking. [from 16th c.]
CONVERSATION, noun. (fencing) The back-and-forth play of the blades in a bout.
CONVERSATION, noun. (obsolete) Interaction; commerce or intercourse with other people; dealing with others. [14th-18th c.]
CONVERSATION, noun. (archaic) Behaviour, the way one conducts oneself; a person's way of life. [from 14th c.]
CONVERSATION, noun. (obsolete) Sexual intercourse. [16th-19th c.]
CONVERSATION, noun. (computing) The protocol-based interaction between systems processing a transaction.
CONVERSATION, verb. (nonstandard) (ambitransitive) To engage in conversation (with).
CONVERSATION PIECE, noun. An unusual item, such as a painting, or a tabletop knick-knack which encourages comment from visitors, and so helps to break the ice.
CONVERSATION PIECE, noun. A painting of a group of people engaged in conversation or some other activity, popular in 18th century.
CONVERSATION PIECES, noun. Plural of conversation piece

Dictionary definition

CONVERSATION, noun. The use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc..

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn