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Di"a*logue (?; 115), n. [OE. dialogue, L. dialogus, fr. Gr. , fr. to converse, 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.

 

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Di"a*logue, v. i. [Cf. F. dialoguer.]

To take part in a dialogue; to dialogize.

[R.]

Shak.

 

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Di"a*logue, v. t.

To express as in dialogue.

[R.]

And dialogued for him what he would say. Shak.

 

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