Dialog Definition

dīəlôg, dīəläg
noun
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Dialog, also spelled dialogue, is defined as a conversation.
An example of dialog is two people talking to each other.
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A conversation or other form of discourse between two or more individuals.

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In a dramatic or literary presentation, the verbal parts of the script or text; the verbalizations of the actors or characters.

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A literary form, where the presentation resembles a conversation.

1475, Higden's Polychronicon: Seynte Aldelme returnyde to Briteyne..makenge mony noble bookes ... of the rewles of feete metricalle, of metaplasmus, of dialog metricalle.
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verb
Dialog is defined as to talk back and forth with someone.
An example of dialog is chatting with a friend on the phone.
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(informal, business) To discuss or negotiate so that all parties can reach an understanding.

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Other Word Forms of Dialog

Noun

Singular:
dialog
Plural:
dialogs

Origin of Dialog

  • 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 (dia) + λέγειν (legein, “to speak”).

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