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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dialogue  \Di"a*logue\  (?;  115),  n.  [OE.  dialogue,  L.  dialogus, 
  fr  Gr  ?,  fr  ?  to  converse,  dia`  through  +  ?  to  speak:  cf 
  F.  dialogue.  See  {Legend}.] 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dialogue  \Di"a*logue\,  v.  i.  [Cf.  F.  dialoguer.] 
  To  take  part  in  a  dialogue;  to  dialogize.  [R.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dialogue  \Di"a*logue\,  v.  t. 
  To  express  as  in  dialogue.  [R.] 
 
  And  dialogued  for  him  what  he  would  say  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dialogue 
  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}] 




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