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Meaning of DIALOGUE

Pronunciation:  'dIu`log

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a literary composition in the form of a conversation between two people; "he has read Plato's Dialogues in the original Greek"
  2. [n]  the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
  3. [n]  a conversation between two persons
  4. [n]  a discussion intended to produce an agreement; "the buyout negotiation lasted several days"; "they disagreed but kept an open dialogue"; "talks between Israelis and Palestinians"
 

DIALOGUE is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: dialog, negotiation, talks
 
 See Also: actor's line, bargaining, book, collective bargaining, diplomacy, diplomatic negotiations, discussion, duologue, give-and-take, horse trading, literary composition, literary work, mediation, parley, playscript, script, speech, talk, talking, word, words

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Di"a*logue\ (?; 115), n. [OE. dialogue, L. dialogus,
    fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to converse, dia` through + ? to speak: cf.
    F. dialogue. See {Legend}.]
    1. A conversation between two or more persons; particularly,
       a formal conservation in theatrical performances or in
       scholastic exercises.
    
    2. A written composition in which two or more persons are
       represented as conversing or reasoning on some topic; as,
       the Dialogues of Plato.
    
    
  2. \Di"a*logue\, v. i. [Cf. F. dialoguer.]
    To take part in a dialogue; to dialogize. [R.] --Shak.
    
    
  3. \Di"a*logue\, v. t.
    To express as in dialogue. [R.]
    
          And dialogued for him what he would say. --Shak.
    
    
 
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