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dialogue

di·a·logue (di·a·log)

dialogue (dialog)

 
pronunciation:
daI lag [or] daI lawg
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: talk between two or more people or between characters in a play, film, novel, or the like.
 
similar words:
conversation, converse, discourse, discussion, talk
definition 2: an exchange of opinions or thoughts in an effort to reach agreement or mutual understanding.
 
synonyms:
discussion, negotiation, talk
similar words:
argument, consultation, debate, deliberation, dialectic, polemics
definition 3: a literary work in the form of a discussion between persons.
similar words:
drama, play
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: dialogued, dialogues, dialoguing
definition: to converse with someone.
 
synonyms:
converse, discourse, talk
similar words:
chat, confabulate, consult, debate
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to express in the form of a dialogue.
derivation: dialoguer (n.)
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The word dialogue contains the following parts:
log, logo, -logue Greek root that means word, speech, written work
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See also -logy, -ology, a terminal form of this root.