WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
con•ver•sant /kənˈvɜrsənt, ˈkɑnvɚ-/USA pronunciation   adj. [be + ~ + with + object]
  1. familiar with something by use or study;
    knowledgeable: conversant with Spanish history.
con•ver•sance, con•ver•san•cy, n. [uncountable]See -vert-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
con•ver•sant  (kən vûrsənt, konvər-),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. familiar by use or study (usually fol. by with):conversant with Spanish history.
  2. [Archaic.]having regular or frequent conversation;
    intimately associating;
con•versance, con•versan•cy, n. 
con•versant•ly, adv. 
  • Latin conversant- (stem of conversāns), present participle of conversārī to associate with. See converse1, -ant
  • Middle English conversa(u)nt 1250–1300
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged versed, learned, skilled, practiced, well-informed, proficient.

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