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commentate

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verb com·men·tate \ˈkä-mən-ˌtāt\

Simple Definition of commentate

  • : to provide a description on a radio or television program of an event (such as a sports contest) as it is happening

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of commentate

commentated

commentating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to give a commentary on

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to comment in a usually expository or interpretive manner; also :  to act as a commentator

Examples of commentate in a sentence

  1. He will be commentating on tomorrow night's game.



Origin and Etymology of commentate

back-formation from commentator


First Known Use: 1794


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