the converse

Definition of the converse


  1. :  something that is the opposite of something else They need our help, but the converse is also true: we need their help as well.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  social interaction

    :  conversation

  1. :  to have acquaintance or familiarity

    :  to become occupied or engaged

    :  to exchange thoughts and opinions in speech :  talk

  1. :  something reversed in order, relation, or action: such as

    :  a theorem formed by interchanging the hypothesis and conclusion of a given theorem

    :  a proposition obtained by interchange of the subject and predicate of a given proposition

  1. :  reversed in order, relation, or action

    :  being a logical or mathematical converse

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to cast off or become cast off

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