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commentate

commentate

verb com·men·tate \ˈkä-mən-ˌtāt\

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

com·men·tat·edcom·men·tat·ing

Full Definition of COMMENTATE

transitive verb
:  to give a commentary on
intransitive verb
:  to comment in a usually expository or interpretive manner; also :  to act as a commentator

Examples of COMMENTATE

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

Origin of COMMENTATE

back-formation from commentator
First Known Use: 1794

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