conversant conversant  /kən ˈvɜr sənt/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Parents gave their children Greek names; intellectuals were conversant in classical philosophy.
  2. He could grab hold of a lot of styles and be conversant with them.
  3. The faithful's reaction to the Gates-Jobs duet was pretty much what anyone conversant with the Apple cult would have expected.

News

  • Indonesia’s Telin Joins the SwiftServe CDN Federation

    SwiftServe , the content delivery specialist, its parent company Conversant and system integrator Graha Fatta, announced today that PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia International is now offering content delivery network services, based on the CDN they built using SwiftServe technology.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "He's conversant in not only the material but also the MO," Weir says. "He knows how to drift a bit, he knows how to listen, and if a given tune is trying to lean into a different key, he knows how to go with that, or how to provide...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Bob Weir Source: Vancouver Sun

  2. "Robert has been with us for more than three years and is, I believe, now fully conversant with the very special demands associated with running a club of our size and stature," said Kenwright.
    on Aug 5, 2008 By: Bill Kenwright Source: Setanta Sports

  3. "Thankfully you worked with President Yar' Adua and played a key role in all the successes he chalked. The position comes with many challenges you are already conversant with and we pray that your forthrightness and ability to steer Nigeria through...
    on May 7, 2010 By: Jerry Rawlings Source: Ghana News Agency

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