English noun: dialogue
|1.||dialogue (communication) a conversation between two persons|
|Broader (hypernym)||talk, talking|
|2.||dialogue (communication) the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction|
|Broader (hypernym)||book, playscript, script|
|Part holonym||actor's line, speech, words|
|3.||dialogue (communication) a literary composition in the form of a conversation between two people|
|Samples||He has read Plato's Dialogues in the original Greek.|
|Broader (hypernym)||literary composition, literary work|
|4.||dialogue (communication) a discussion intended to produce an agreement|
|Samples||The buyout negotiation lasted several days.|
They disagreed but kept an open dialogue.
Talks between Israelis and Palestinians.
|Broader (hypernym)||discussion, give-and-take, word|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bargaining, collective bargaining, diplomacy, diplomatic negotiations, horse trading, mediation, parley|