Definition of Discourses. Meaning of Discourses. Synonyms of Discourses

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Definition of Discourses

Discourse
Discourse Dis*course", n. [L. discursus a running to and fro, discourse, fr. discurrere, discursum, to run to and fro, to discourse; dis- + currere to run: cf. F. discours. See Course.] 1. 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. [Obs.] Difficult, strange, and harsh to the discourses of natural reason. --South. Sure he that made us with such large discourse, Looking before and after, gave us not That capability and godlike reason To fust in us unused. --Shak. 2. Conversation; talk. In their discourses after supper. --Shak. Filling the head with variety of thoughts, and the mouth with copious discourse. --Locke. 3. The art and manner of speaking and conversing. Of excellent breeding, admirable discourse. --Shak. 4. 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. 5. Dealing; transaction. [Obs.] Good Captain Bessus, tell us the discourse Betwixt Tigranes and our king, and how We got the victory. --Beau. & Fl.
Discourse
Discourse Dis*course", v. t. 1. To treat of; to expose or set forth in language. [Obs.] The life of William Tyndale . . . is sufficiently and at large discoursed in the book. --Foxe. 2. To utter or give forth; to speak. It will discourse most eloquent music. --Shak. 3. To talk to; to confer with. [Obs.] I have spoken to my brother, who is the patron, to discourse the minister about it. --Evelyn.

Meaning of Discourses from wikipedia

- exist per se (in itself), but is related to other discourses, by way of inter-discursivity. Discourses are also perpetually differentiating toward each...
- communication between two or more people Discourses (Meher Baba), a book by Indian religious teacher Meher Baba Discourses, a series of books by Gr**** historian...
- Christianity, the term Five Discourses of Matthew refers to five specific discourses by Jesus within the Gospel of Matthew. The five discourses are listed as the...
- topics and the schematic organization of discourses and conversations. For instance, many types of discourse begin with some kind of global 'summary'...
- Three Discourses on Imagined Occasions (1845) is a book by Søren Kierkegaard. Kierkegaard published Eighteen Upbuilding Discourses between the years 1843...
- The Discourses on Livy (Italian: Discorsi sopra la prima deca di Tito Livio, literally "Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livy") is a work of political...
- In a preface attached to the Discourses, Arrian explains how he came to write them: I neither wrote these Discourses of Epictetus in the way in which...
- Diagram depicting all four discourses as a single system. Four Discourses depicted side by side. Four discourses is a concept developed by French psychoanalyst...
- A discourse community is a group of people who share a set of discourses, understood as basic values and ****umptions, and ways of communicating about those...
- 1995 p. 274 Two Upbuilding Discourses, 1843 and Four Upbuilding Discourses, 1843 – Søren Kierkegaard Four Upbuilding Discourses, p. 335 and Philosophical...
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