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Discourse (IPA: /ˈdɪskɔɹs/)


Discourse (n.)

The power of the mind to reason or infer by running, as it were, from one fact or reason to another, and deriving a conclusion; an exercise or act of this power; reasoning; range of reasoning faculty.

Discourse (n.)

Conversation; talk.

Discourse (n.)

The art and manner of speaking and conversing.

Discourse (n.)

Consecutive speech, either written or unwritten, on a given line of thought; speech; treatise; dissertation; sermon, etc.; as, the preacher gave us a long discourse on duty.

Discourse (n.)

Dealing; transaction.

Discourse (v. i.)

To exercise reason; to employ the mind in judging and inferring; to reason.

Discourse (v. i.)

To express one's self in oral discourse; to expose one's views; to talk in a continuous or formal manner; to hold forth; to speak; to converse.

Discourse (v. i.)

To relate something; to tell.

Discourse (v. i.)

To treat of something in writing and formally.

Discourse (v. t.)

To treat of; to expose or set forth in language.

Discourse (v. t.)

To utter or give forth; to speak.

Discourse (v. t.)

To talk to; to confer with.

Discourse

Written or spoken conversation

Discourse

Open source Internet forum software application

Discourse

Berkeley journal

Discourse

University of Queensland journal

Discourse

Philosophical and religious studies journal

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And it will discourse most eloquent music." - Music

Example Sentence (Quote)

"As Caesar was at supper the discourse was of death ,"”which sort was the best. That, said he, which is unexpected."" - Plutarch

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Miss not the discourse of the elders." - Speech

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Women are always glad to listen when you discourse upon love..." - W. Somerset Maugham

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Your fair discourse hath been as sugar, Making the hard way sweet and delectable." - Speech


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