from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A conversation between two or more people.
- n. Conversation between characters in a drama or narrative.
- n. The lines or passages in a script that are intended to be spoken.
- n. A literary work written in the form of a conversation: the dialogues of Plato.
- n. Music A composition or passage for two or more parts, suggestive of conversational interplay.
- n. An exchange of ideas or opinions: achieving constructive dialogue with all political elements.
- transitive v. To express as or in a dialogue.
- intransitive v. To converse in a dialogue.
- intransitive v. Usage Problem To engage in an informal exchange of views.
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 dialogue box.
- v. To discuss or negotiate so that all parties can reach an understanding.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A conversation between two or more persons; particularly, a formal conservation in theatrical performances or in scholastic exercises.
- n. A written composition in which two or more persons are represented as conversing or reasoning on some topic.
- intransitive v. To take part in a dialogue; to dialogize.
- transitive v. To express as in dialogue.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A conversation between two or more persons; a colloquy; a talk together.
- n. Specifically
- n. A literary work in the form of an imaginary conversation or discussion — Used as the means of conveying views or opinions: as, the Dialogues of Plato.
- n. Used as part of a play to be acted, or to be spoken as a school exercise.
- To discourse together; converse; talk; confer.
- To express as in dialogue; put in the form of a dialogue.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a conversation between two persons
- n. a discussion intended to produce an agreement
- n. a literary composition in the form of a conversation between two people
- n. the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
If the only way to engage the DKE boys in dialogue is to ignore the gravity of their offence, as the YDN was inclined to do, nothing would be gained.
You can also hear him as the newscaster, although the main dialogue is subtitled in English.
But “reading comprehension” in dialogue is a two-way street kind of thing.
Here, the term dialogue is used in a broader sense concerning interactions between various forms of government: in this case, dialogue between provincial and federal governments on division of powers disputes.
Still, any movie with this dialogue is alright with me:
Some of the dialogue is a little stilted, and is the stuff that looks great on paper but rings odd when spoken aloud.
- Generally, I think the dialogue is a lot better.
But here, the dialogue is all building up tension to the violent release, which is what Tarantino does best.
But this dialogue is a nice illustration of why science can't do what Intelligent Design-phreaks and atheists claim it can do.
The action sequences that start around 1: 45 look pretty spectacular, but the jokes are stale and the dialogue is awful.