Conversed vs Conserved - What's the difference?

conversed | conserved |


As verbs the difference between conversed and conserved

is that conversed is (converse) while conserved is (conserve).

As an adjective conserved is

of or relating to something to which conservation has been applied; saved from being wasted.

conversed

English

Verb

(head)
  • (converse)
  • Anagrams

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    converse

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl)

    Verb

    (convers)
  • (formal) To talk; to engage in conversation.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Companions / That do converse and waste the time together.
  • * Dryden
  • We had conversed so often on that subject.
  • To keep company; to hold intimate intercourse; to commune; followed by with .
  • * Thomson
  • To seek the distant hills, and there converse / With nature.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • Conversing with the world, we use the world's fashions.
  • * Wordsworth
  • But to converse with heaven — This is not easy.
  • (obsolete) To have knowledge of (a thing), from long intercourse or study.
  • * John Locke
  • according as the objects they converse with afford greater or less variety
    Derived terms
    * conversation

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Familiar discourse; free interchange of thoughts or views; conversation; chat.
  • * 1728 , (Edward Young), Love of Fame, the Universal Passion , Satire V, On Women, lines 44-46:
  • Twice ere the sun descends, with zeal inspir'd, / From the vain converse of the world retir'd, / She reads the psalms and chapters for the day [...].
  • * 1919 , (Saki), ‘The Disappearance of Crispina Umerleigh’, The Toys of Peace'', Penguin 2000 (''Complete Short Stories ), p. 405:
  • In a first-class carriage of a train speeding Balkanward across the flat, green Hungarian plain, two Britons sat in friendly, fitful converse .

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl)

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Opposite; reversed in order or relation; reciprocal.
  • a converse proposition

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The opposite or reverse.
  • (logic) Of a proposition or theorem of the form: given that "If A is true, then B is true", then "If B is true, then A is true."''
    equivalently: ''given that "All Xs are Ys", then "All Ys are Xs"
    .
  • All trees are plants, but the converse , that all plants are trees, is not true.
    Derived terms
    * conversely

    Anagrams

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    conserved

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (conserve)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or relating to something to which conservation has been applied; saved from being wasted
  • This hybrid automobile saves a lot of money from conserved gasoline.

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