• (British) IPA: /ˈdaɪəlɒɡ/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈdaɪəlɑɡ/

dialog (American spelling)

  1. A conversation or other form of discourse between two or more individuals.
  2. In a dramatic or literary presentation, the verbal parts of the script or text; the verbalizations of the actors or characters.
  3. 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.
  4. (computing) A dialog box.
    • 2002, Christopher Tacke, ‎Timothy Bassett, Embedded Visual Basic: Windows CE and Pocket PC Mobile Applications
      You'll be prompted with the New Project dialog (see Figure 1.11) from which you'll have at least two types of projects from which to choose […]
Antonyms Related terms Verb

dialog (dialogs, present participle dialoging; past and past participle dialoged)

  1. (American spelling, informal, business) To discuss or negotiate so that all parties can reach an understanding.

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