from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of dialogue.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A conversation or other form of discourse between two or more individuals.
- n. In a dramatic or literary presentation, the verbal parts of the script or text; the verbalizations of the actors or characters.
- n. A literary form, where the presentation resembles a conversation.
- n. A dialog box.
- v. To discuss or negotiate so that all parties can reach an understanding.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A simplified spelling of dialogue.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a literary composition in the form of a conversation between two people
- n. a conversation between two persons
- n. the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
From Middle English dialog ("A literary talk, literary composition in dialog form; dialogus, the Dialogues of Pope Gregory the Great; a conversation"), from Ancient Greek διάλογος (dialogos, "conversation, discourse"), from διά (dia, "through, inter") + λόγος (logos, "speech, oration, discourse"), from διαλέγομαι (dialegomai, "to converse"), from διά + λέγειν (legein, "to speak"). (Wiktionary)