Conversed vs Conserved - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between conversed and conserved
is that conversed
) while conserved
As an adjective conserved is
of or relating to something to which conservation has been applied; saved from being wasted.
(formal) To talk; to engage in conversation.
- Companions / That do converse and waste the time together.
To keep company; to hold intimate intercourse; to commune; followed by with .
- We had conversed so often on that subject.
* Sir Walter Scott
- To seek the distant hills, and there converse / With nature.
- Conversing with the world, we use the world's fashions.
(obsolete) To have knowledge of (a thing), from long intercourse or study.
* John Locke
- But to converse with heaven — This is not easy.
- according as the objects they converse with afford greater or less variety
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:
* 1919 , (Saki), ‘The Disappearance of Crispina Umerleigh’, The Toys of Peace'', Penguin 2000 (''Complete Short Stories ), p. 405:
- 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 [...].
- In a first-class carriage of a train speeding Balkanward across the flat, green Hungarian plain, two Britons sat in friendly, fitful converse .
Opposite; reversed in order or relation; reciprocal.
- a converse proposition
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.
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.