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dialogue

noun
variants: also

dialog

Synonyms and Antonyms of dialogue

  1. 1 an exchange of views for the purpose of exploring a subject or deciding an issue calling for an international dialogue on human rights Synonyms of dialogue argument, argumentation, argy-bargy [chiefly British], back-and-forth, colloquy, confab, confabulation, conference, consult, consultation, council, counsel, debate, deliberation, discussion (also dialog), give-and-take, palaver, parley, talkWords Related to dialogue bull session, chat room, forum, meeting, powwow, roundtable, seminar, skull session (also skull practice), symposium, talkathon; chat, conversation, rap, words; discourse, disquisition; bargaining, consultancy, negotiation, pourparler

  2. 2 talking or a talk between two or more people coworkers having a short dialogue about politics at the watercooler before heading back to work Synonyms of dialogue chat, colloquy, converse, conversation (also dialog), discourse, discussion, exchangeWords Related to dialogue banter, chaff, cross fire, give-and-take, persiflage, raillery, repartee; conference, parley, powwow; babble, chatter, chin-wag [slang], chitchat, confabulation, gabfest, gossip, natter [chiefly British], palaver, prate, prattle, rap, small talk, table talk; round-robin, roundtable, symposium; debate, deliberation



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