Accent vs Dialogue - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between accent and dialogue

is that accent is to express the accent of vocally; to utter with accent while dialogue is .

As a noun accent

is (linguistics) a higher-pitched or stronger articulation of a particular syllable of a word or phrase in order to distinguish it from the others or to emphasize it.

accent

English

(wikipedia accent)

Etymology 1

First attested in the late 14th century. (The "decorative" sense is first attested in 1972.) From (etyl) accent, from (etyl) acent, from (etyl) accentus, formed from ad + with a vowel change.

Noun

(en noun)
  • (linguistics) A higher-pitched or stronger articulation of a particular syllable of a word or phrase in order to distinguish it from the others or to emphasize it.
  • In the word "careful", the accent is placed on the first syllable.
  • (figuratively) Emphasis or importance in general.
  • At this hotel, the accent is on luxury.
  • (orthography) A mark or character used in writing, in order to indicate the place of the spoken accent, or to indicate the nature or quality of the vowel marked.
  • The name Cézanne is written with an acute accent .
  • (senseid) Modulation of the voice in speaking; the manner of speaking or pronouncing; a peculiar or characteristic modification of the voice, expressing emotion; tone.
  • * 1608 , , II-ii
  • I know, sir, I am no flatterer: he that beguiled you in a plain accent was a plain knave; which for my part I will not be, though I should win your displeasure to entreat me to 't.
  • * 1696 , , "From Celia to Damon", in Poems on Several Occasions
  • The tender Accent of a Woman's Cry / Will pass unheard, will unregarded die;
  • (linguistics) The distinctive manner of pronouncing a language associated with a particular region, social group, etc., whether of a native speaker or a foreign speaker; the phonetic and phonological aspects of a dialect.
  • a foreign accent'''; an American, British or Australian '''accent
  • A word; a significant tone or sound.
  • (usually, plural only) Expressions in general; speech.
  • * Dryden
  • Winds! on your wings to Heaven her accents bear, / Such words as Heaven alone is fit to hear.
  • (prosody, poetry) Stress laid on certain syllables of a verse.
  • (music) A regularly recurring stress upon the tone to mark the beginning, and, more feebly, the third part of the measure.
  • (music) A special emphasis of a tone, even in the weaker part of the measure.
  • (music) The rhythmical accent, which marks phrases and sections of a period.
  • (music) The expressive emphasis and shading of a passage.
  • (music) A mark used to represent specific stress on a note.
  • (mathematics) A mark placed at the right hand of a letter, and a little above it, to distinguish magnitudes of a similar kind expressed by the same letter, but differing in value, as y'', '''y .
  • (geometry) A mark at the right hand of a number, indicating minutes of a degree, seconds, etc., as in 12' 27'' , meaning twelve minutes and twenty-seven seconds.
  • (engineering) A mark used to denote feet and inches, as in 6' 10'' , meaning six feet ten inches.
  • Emphasis laid on a part of an artistic design or composition; an emphasized detail, in particular a detail in sharp contrast to its surroundings.
  • A very small gemstone set into a piece of jewellery.
  • A distinctive feature or quality.
  • (archaic) Utterance.
  • Derived terms
    * accent mark * acute accent * grave accent * primary accent * secondary accent * tonic accent

    See also

    * circumflex

    References

    * “ Accent, sb.'']” on pages 50–51 of § 1 (A) of volume I (A–B, ed. ?, 1888) of ''[[w:Oxford English Dictionary, A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles] (1st ed.) * “ accent, n.''” in the ''Oxford English Dictionary (2nd ed., 1989)

    Etymology 2

    From the (etyl) (m), from the (etyl) (m), from the (etyl) , from (m), whence the (etyl) noun (m).

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To express the accent of vocally; to utter with accent.
  • To mark emphatically; to emphasize; to accentuate; to make prominent.
  • To mark with written accents.
  • References

    * “ Accent, v.'']” on page 51/3 of § 1 (A) of volume I (A–B, ed. ?, 1888) of ''[[w:Oxford English Dictionary, A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles] (1st ed.) * “ accent, v.''” in the ''Oxford English Dictionary (2nd ed., 1989) ----

    dialogue

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (US and computing) dialog

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A conversation or other form of discourse between two or more individuals.
  • Bill and Melinda maintained a dialogue via email over the course of their long-distance relationship.
  • * 2013 , Paul Harris, Lance Armstrong faces multi-million dollar legal challenges after confession'' (in ''The Guardian , 19 January 2013)[http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2013/jan/19/lance-armstrong-legal-challenges-confession]
  • The hours of dialogue with Winfrey, which culminated in a choked-up moment on Friday night as he discussed the impact of his cheating on his family, appear to have failed to give Armstrong the redemption that he craves.
  • In a dramatic or literary presentation, the verbal parts of the script or text; the verbalizations of the actors or characters.
  • The movie had great special effects, but the dialogue was lackluster.
  • A literary form, where the presentation resembles a conversation.
  • A literary historian, she specialized in the dialogues of ancient Greek philosophers.
  • (computing) A dialogue box.
  • Once the My Computer dialogue opens, select Local Disk (C:), then right click and scroll down.

    Antonyms

    * introspection * monologue * multilogue

    Derived terms

    ( conversation or other form of discourse between two or more individuals) * dialogic * dialogical * dialogically * dialogism * dialogist * dialogistic * dialogistically * dialogize * modal dialogue

    Verb

    (dialogu)
  • (informal, business) To discuss or negotiate so that all parties can reach an understanding.
  • Pearson wanted to dialogue with his overseas counterparts about the new reporting requirements.
  • (obsolete) To take part in a dialogue; to dialogize.
  • (Shakespeare)