Definition for DIS-COURSE'


  1. To talk; to converse; but it expresses rather more formality than talk. He discoursed with us an hour on the events of the war. We discoursed together on our mutual concerns.
  2. To communicate thoughts or ideas in a formal manner; to treat upon in a solemn, set manner; as, to discourse on the properties of the circle; the preacher discoursed on the nature and effect of faith.
  3. To reason; to pass from premises to consequences. – Davies.

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