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Definitions of comment

  1. provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases; " He annotated on what his teacher had written"
  2. make or write a comment on; " he commented the paper of his colleague"
  3. a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material; " he wrote an extended comment on the proposal"
  4. a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief; " from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"
  5. a report ( often malicious) about the behavior of other people; " the divorce caused much gossip"
  6. explain or interpret something
  7. To make remarks, observations, or criticism; especially, to write notes on the works of an author, with a view to illustrate his meaning, or to explain particular passages; to write annotations; -- often followed by on or upon.
  8. To comment on.
  9. A remark, observation, or criticism; gossip; discourse; talk.
  10. A note or observation intended to explain, illustrate, or criticise the meaning of a writing, book, etc.; explanation; annotation; exposition.
  11. A spoken or a written note by way of explanation, illustration, or criticism.
  12. To write notes of explanations or criticism upon the text of an author; make observations.
  13. A note conveying an illustration or explanation: a remark, observation, criticism.
  14. To make critical or explanatory notes.
  15. COMMENTATOR, COMMENTOR.
  16. An explanatory note or remark; observation.
  17. To make critical or explanatory remarks.
  18. To make comments; followed by on or upon.
  19. A note in explanation or criticism.
  20. A note in explanation; remark; criticism.
  21. To expound.
  22. To make explanatory or critical remarks, generally on a book.
  23. A note or remark intended to illustrate a writing, or explain a difficult passage in an author; that which explains or illustrates.
  24. To write notes to explain and illustrate the meaning of an author; to expound or explain.
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Usage examples for comment

  1. There was no comment, unless the silence could be so construed. – Laramie Holds the Range by Frank H. Spearman
  2. There seemed to be no need to comment upon the beauty of things. – The Precipice by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  3. " Sir," says I, " I have a right, for five shillings, to comment upon your face, but I never gave you any authority to make remarks upon mine." – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  4. We will pass with our reader without further comment over the two years which Erik spent at school and return to Noroe. – The Waif of the "Cynthia" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
  5. Bradby shot one sharp curious glance at him, but made no comment on what he had said. – The Lost Valley by J. M. Walsh
  6. " Told it word for word as he did to me," was my companion's comment. – The Paternoster Ruby by Charles Edmonds Walk
  7. Miriam listened, but made no comment. – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  8. Your comment Sir has made me understand you. – The Scornful Lady by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  9. Is it your idea, Sally retorted quickly, that your waiting on the next corner will not excite comment? – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
  10. And Mrs. Duncan had noticed it, without comment, and realized that her guest was not a boy, but a man. – The Cow Puncher by Robert J. C. Stead
  11. Loudon made no comment. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  12. Day's comment took Mendax by surprise. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  13. Nor was Judge Hemingway's comment in the least what he had expected it would be. – The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush by Francis Lynde
  14. Steve made no comment, asked no questions. – Steve Yeager by William MacLeod Raine
  15. He did not know this; but she knew it, knew by his look and by his only comment: " You had a perfectly splendid time, didn't you?" – A Cathedral Singer by James Lane Allen
  16. Is not the wild rose sweet without a comment? – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  17. I need make no comment- no thanks are necessary. – The Project Gutenberg Plays of John Galsworthy, Complete by John Galsworthy
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