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Conversation vs. Correspondence

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Conversationnoun

(obsolete) Interaction; commerce or intercourse with other people; dealing with others.

Correspondencenoun

(uncountable) Friendly discussion.

Conversationnoun

(archaic) Behaviour, the way one conducts oneself; a person's way of life.

Correspondencenoun

(uncountable) Reciprocal exchange of civilities, especially conversation between persons by means of letters.

Conversationnoun

(obsolete) Sexual intercourse.

Correspondencenoun

(countable) An agreement of situations or objects with an expected outcome.

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Conversationnoun

(obsolete) Engagement with a specific subject, idea, field of study etc.; understanding, familiarity.

Correspondencenoun

(uncountable) Newspaper or news stories, generally.

Conversationnoun

Expression and exchange of individual ideas through talking with other people; also, a set instance or occasion of such talking.

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

Correspondencenoun

(countable) A postal or other written communication.

Conversationnoun

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

Correspondencenoun

(uncountable) Postal or other written communications.

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Conversationnoun

(computing) The protocol-based interaction between systems processing a transaction.

Correspondencenoun

A relation.

Conversationverb

To engage in conversation (with).

Correspondencenoun

(theology) According to Swedenborg, a relationship of similarity between physical and spiritual things, such as that of light to wisdom, or warmth to love.

Conversationnoun

General course of conduct; behavior.

‘Let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel.’;

Correspondencenoun

Friendly intercourse; reciprocal exchange of civilities; especially, intercourse between persons by means of letters.

‘Holding also good correspondence with the other great men in the state.’; ‘To facilitate correspondence between one part of London and another, was not originally one of the objects of the post office.’;

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Conversationnoun

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.’;

Correspondencenoun

The letters which pass between correspondents.

Conversationnoun

Commerce; intercourse; traffic.

‘All traffic and mutual conversation.’;

Correspondencenoun

Mutual adaptation, relation, or agreement, of one thing to another; agreement; congruity; fitness; relation.

Conversationnoun

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

‘The influence exercised by his [Johnson's] conversation was altogether without a parallel.’;

Correspondencenoun

communication by the exchange of letters

Conversationnoun

Sexual intercourse; as, criminal conversation.

Correspondencenoun

compatibility of observations;

‘there was no agreement between theory and measurement’; ‘the results of two tests were in correspondence’;

Conversationnoun

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

Correspondencenoun

the relation of correspondence in degree or size or amount

Conversationnoun

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’;

Correspondencenoun

a function such that for every element of one set there is a unique element of another set

Conversation

Conversation is interactive communication between two or more people. The development of conversational skills and etiquette is an important part of socialization.

Correspondencenoun

communication by exchange of letters

Correspondencenoun

(mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane

Correspondencenoun

similarity by virtue of correspondence

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