Negotiate vs Dialog - What's the difference?

negotiate | dialog |


As verbs the difference between negotiate and dialog

is that negotiate is to confer with others in order to come to terms or reach an agreement while dialog is (informal|business) to discuss or negotiate so that all parties can reach an understanding.

As a noun dialog is

a conversation or other form of discourse between two or more individuals.

negotiate

English

(Negotiation)

Verb

(negotiat)
  • To confer with others in order to come to terms or reach an agreement.
  • * 1963 , , to the eight fellow clergymen who opposed the civil rights action, "Letter from Birmingham Jail," Why We Can't Wait
  • "You are quite right in calling for negotiation. Indeed, this is the very purpose of direct action. Nonviolent direct action seeks to create such a crisis and foster such a tension that a community which has constantly refused to negotiate is forced to confront the issue."
  • To arrange or settle something by mutual agreement.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-19, author=(Timothy Garton Ash)
  • , volume=189, issue=6, page=18, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Where Dr Pangloss meets Machiavelli , passage=Hidden behind thickets of acronyms and gorse bushes of detail, a new great game is under way across the globe.
  • To succeed in coping with, or getting over something.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2012, date=June 29, author=Kevin Mitchell, work=the Guardian
  • , title= Roger Federer back from Wimbledon 2012 brink to beat Julien Benneteau , passage=Novak Djokovic earlier had negotiated his own tricky passage through the fifth day.}}
  • (obsolete) To transact business; to carry on trade.
  • (Hammond)
  • (obsolete) To intrigue; to scheme.
  • (Francis Bacon)

    Derived terms

    * negotiable * negotiation * negotiator * negotiatory

    dialog

    English

    Alternative forms

    * dialogue

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A conversation or other form of discourse between two or more individuals.
  • :* {{quote-book
  • , year=2008 , year_published= , edition= , editor= , author=Peter Kreeft , title=Between Heaven and Hell: A Dialog Somewhere Beyond Death , chapter= citation , genre= , publisher=InterVarsity Press , isbn=9780830834808 , page=10 , passage=The purpose of the dialog is not historical accuracy; the argument is all, as it is with Plato's Socrates. }}
  • In a dramatic or literary presentation, the verbal parts of the script or text; the verbalizations of the actors or characters.
  • :* {{quote-book
  • , year=2008 , year_published= , edition= , editor= , author=Jay Rose , title=Audio Postproduction for Film and Video , chapter=8 citation , genre=Motion Pictures , publisher=Focal Press , isbn=9780240809717 , page=18- , passage=Besides, a video post room's console is smaller than those used for film, and you couldn't squander a dozen or more channels on dialog . }}
  • 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.
  • (computing) A dialog box.
  • :* {{quote-book
  • , year=2010 , year_published= , edition= , editor= , author=John Walkenbach , title=Excel 2010 Bible , chapter= citation , genre= , publisher=John Wiley & Sons , isbn=9780470474877 , page=20 , passage=Navigating dialog boxes is generally very easy — you simply click the control you want to activate. }}

    Antonyms

    * introspection * monolog * multilog

    Derived terms

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

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (informal, business) To discuss or negotiate so that all parties can reach an understanding.