di·a·logue /ˈdaɪəˌlɔg, ˌlɑg/
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.
Di·a·logue, v. i. To take part in a dialogue; to dialogize. [R.]
Di·a·logue, v. t. To express as in dialogue. [R.]
And dialogued for him what he would say. --Shak.
n 1: a conversation between two persons [syn: dialog, duologue]
2: the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction [syn: dialog]
3: a literary composition in the form of a conversation between
two people; "he has read Plato's Dialogues in the original
Greek" [syn: dialog]
4: 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" [syn: negotiation, talks]