From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconversationcon‧ver‧sa‧tion /ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃən $ ˌkɑːnvər-/ ●●●S1W2 noun 🔊 🔊 [countable, uncountable]TALK TO somebody an informal talk in which people exchangenews, feelings, and thoughts 🔊 a telephone conversation 🔊 Children quickly get bored by adult conversation.conversation with 🔊 a short conversation with the teacherconversation about 🔊 a conversation about family and friends 🔊 They had a short conversation in German and seemed to be disagreeing about something. 🔊 It’s impossible to carry on a conversation with all this noise in the background. 🔊 ‘Did you have a good journey?’ he said, trying to make conversation. 🔊 He was silent, no matter how hard Sofia tried to engage him in conversation. 🔊 After a while, the conversation turned to a friend’s coming wedding. 🔊 They were deep in conversation, relaxed and smiling. 🔊 He could hear snatches of conversation from across the room.THESAURUSconversation noun [countable, uncountable] an informal talk in which people exchange news, feelings, and thoughtsI was having a conversation with a friend the other day.Conversation wasn’t easy because of all the noise.He overheard our conversation about the children.discussion noun [countable, uncountable] a conversation about something importantThere was a lot of discussion about where the money was going to come from.The two companies have been having discussions about a possible takeover.talk noun [countable] a long conversation, especially about a problem or about what you plan to doWe had a long talk about our relationship.chat noun [countable] especially British English an informal friendly conversationI’ve just had a chat with Vinnie.natter noun [singular] British English informal a conversation with a friend about unimportant thingsMary and Jean were having a cup of tea and a natter.gossip noun [singular, uncountable] conversations in which people talk about things they have heard, especially about other people’s private lives, which may well not be trueShe always enjoyed going to friends’ houses and having a gossip.It’s all just gossip.small talk noun [uncountable]polite friendly conversation about unimportant subjects, especially when you do not know someone very well and feel a little nervousWe stood around making small talk about the weather.banter noun [uncountable] friendly conversation in which people joke with each other and gently make fun of each otherShe enjoyed the friendly banter with her colleagues at the office.