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  • Conversation (noun)

    Interaction; commerce or intercourse with other people; dealing with others. 14th-18th c.

  • Conversation (noun)

    Behaviour, the way one conducts oneself; a person's way of life. from 14th c.

  • Conversation (noun)

    Sexual intercourse. 16th-19th c.

  • Conversation (noun)

    Engagement with a specific subject, idea, field of study etc.; understanding, familiarity. 16th–18th c.

  • 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.

    "I had an interesting conversation with Nicolas yesterday about how much he's getting paid."

  • Conversation (noun)

    The back-and-forth play of the blades in a bout.

  • Conversation (noun)

    The protocol-based interaction between systems processing a transaction. from 20th c.

  • Conversation (verb)

    To engage in conversation (with).

  • Chat (verb)

    To be engaged in informal conversation.

    "She chatted with her friend in the cafe."

    "I like to chat over a coffee with a friend."

  • Chat (verb)

    To talk more than a few words.

    "I met my old friend in the street, so we chatted for a while."

  • Chat (verb)

    To talk of; to discuss.

    "They chatted politics for a while."

  • Chat (verb)

    To exchange text or voice messages in real time through a computer network, as if having a face-to-face conversation.

    "Do you want to chat online later?"

  • Chat (noun)

    Informal conversation.

  • Chat (noun)

    A conversation to stop an argument or settle situations.

  • Chat (noun)

    The entirety of users in a chatroom or a single member thereof.

    "The Chat just made a joke about my skills."

  • Chat (noun)

    An exchange of text or voice messages in real time through a computer network, resembling a face-to-face conversation.

  • Chat (noun)

    Any of various small Old World passerine birds in the muscicapid tribe ver=161026 or subfamily ver=161026 that feed on insects.

  • Chat (noun)

    Any of several small Australian honeyeaters in the genus Epthianura.

  • Chat (noun)

    A small potato, such as is given to swine.

  • Chat (noun)

    Mining waste from lead and zinc mines.

  • Chat (noun)

    A louse small, parasitic insect.

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  • Conversation (noun)

    a talk, especially an informal one, between two or more people, in which news and ideas are exchanged

    "she picked up the phone and held a conversation in French"

    "the two men were deep in conversation"

  • Chat (verb)

    talk in a friendly and informal way

    "she chatted to her mother on the phone every day"

  • Chat (verb)

    exchange messages online in real time with one or more simultaneous users of a computer network

    "I have chatted to a few women on the Net"

  • Chat (noun)

    an informal conversation

    "he dropped in for a chat"

    "that's enough chat for tonight"

  • Chat (noun)

    the online exchange of messages in real time with one or more simultaneous users of a computer network

    "online chat has been widely accepted by average Internet users"

    "you can have four simultaneous chats online at once"

  • Chat (noun)

    a small Old World songbird of the thrush family, with black, white, and brown coloration and a harsh call.

  • Chat (noun)

    any of a number of small songbirds with harsh calls.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Conversation (noun)

    General course of conduct; behavior.

  • Conversation (noun)

    Familiar intercourse; intimate fellowship or association; close acquaintance.

  • Conversation (noun)

    Commerce; intercourse; traffic.

  • Conversation (noun)

    Colloquial discourse; oral interchange of sentiments and observations; informal dialogue.

  • Conversation (noun)

    Sexual intercourse; as, criminal conversation.

  • Chat (verb)

    To talk in a light and familiar manner; to converse without form or ceremony; to gossip.

  • Chat

    To talk of.

  • Chat (noun)

    Light, familiar talk; conversation; gossip.

  • Chat (noun)

    A bird of the genus Icteria, allied to the warblers, in America. The best known species are the yellow-breasted chat (Icteria viridis), and the long-tailed chat (Icteria longicauda). In Europe the name is given to several birds of the family Saxicolidæ, as the stonechat, and whinchat.

  • Chat (noun)

    A twig, cone, or little branch. See Chit.

  • Chat (noun)

    Small stones with ore.

Webster Dictionary
  • Conversation (noun)

    the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.

  • Chat (noun)

    an informal conversation

  • Chat (noun)

    birds having a chattering call

  • Chat (noun)

    songbirds having a chattering call

  • Chat (verb)

    talk socially without exchanging too much information;

    "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"

Princeton's WordNet

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