HyperDic: comment

English > 6 senses of the word comment:
NOUNcommunicationcomment, remark, inputa statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
communicationcomment, commentarya written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material
communicationcomment, gossip, scuttlebutta report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people
VERBcommunicationcomment, notice, remark, point outmake or write a comment on
communicationcommentexplain or interpret something
communicationcomment, gloss, annotateprovide interlinear explanations for words or phrases
comment > pronunciation
Soundskaa'mehnt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > comment: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information.
Example"from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"
Synonymsremark, input
Narrowerad-libRemark made spontaneously without prior preparation
conversation stopper, stopperA remark to which there is no polite conversational reply
courtesyA courteous or respectful or considerate remark
gambit, ployAn opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker
mention, referenceA remark that calls attention to something or someone
obiter dictum, passing commentAn incidental remark
observation, reflection, reflexionA remark expressing careful consideration
platitude, cliche, banality, commonplace, bromideA trite or obvious remark
ribA teasing remark
shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibeAn aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
wisecrack, crack, sally, quipwitty remark
zingerA striking or amusing or caustic remark
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Spanishcomentario, consideración, juicio, observación
Catalancomentari, consideració, judici, observació
Verbscommentmake or write a comment on
commentateserve as a commentator, as in sportscasting
English > comment: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material.
Example"he wrote an extended comment on the proposal"
Synonymcommentary
NarrowerMidrash(Judaism) an ancient commentary on part of the Hebrew scriptures that is based on Jewish methods of interpretation and attached to the biblical text
note, annotation, notationA comment or instruction (usually added)
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Spanishcomentario, comento
Catalancomentari
Verbscommentprovide interlinear explanations for words or phrases
commentexplain or interpret something
commentatemake a commentary on
English > comment: 6 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people.
Synonymsgossip, scuttlebutt
NarrowerearfulAn outpouring of gossip
grapevine, pipeline, word of mouthgossip spread by spoken communication
rumor, rumour, hearsaygossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth
scandal, dirt, malicious gossipdisgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people
talk, talk of the townidle gossip or rumor
Broaderreport, accountThe act of informing by verbal / verbal / verbal report
Spanishbochinche, brete, chambre, chimento, chirmol, chisme, chismorreo, cocoa, copucha, cotilleo, cuecho, mitote, murmuración, vinazo
Catalancomentari
English > comment: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningmake or write a comment on.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"he commented the paper of his colleague"
Synonymsnotice, remark, point out
Narrowerkibitz, kibbitzmake unwanted and intrusive comments
knock, criticize, criticise, pick apartfind fault with
wisecrackmake a comment, usually ironic
Broadernote, observe, mention, remarkmake mention of
Spanishapuntar, comentar, hacer notar, indicar, mencionar, notar, observar, remarcar, señalar
Catalancomentar
Nounscommenta statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
commentarya written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material
English > comment: 6 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningexplain or interpret something.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Narrowerdisk-jockey, disc-jockey, DJComment on music to be played
second-guessEvaluate or criticize with hindsight
Broaderexplain, explicatemake plain and comprehensible
Spanishcomentar
Catalancomentar
Nounscommenta written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material
English > comment: 6 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningProvide interlinear explanations for words or phrases.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsgloss, annotate
Broaderrede, interpretGive an interpretation or explanation to
Spanishcomentar, glosar
Catalancomentar, glossar
Nounscommenta written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material

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