narrate


nar·rate

verb \ˈner-ˌāt, ˈna-ˌrat, na-ˈrāt\

: to tell (a story)

: to say the words that are heard as part of (a movie, television show, etc.) and that describe what is being seen : to do the narration for (something)

nar·rat·ednar·rat·ing

Full Definition of NARRATE

transitive verb
:  to tell (as a story) in detail; also :  to provide spoken commentary for (as a movie or television show)
nar·ra·tor \ˈner-ˌā-tər, ˈna-ˌrā-, na-ˈrā-, nə-; ˈner-ə-, ˈna-rə-\ noun

Examples of NARRATE

  1. The author narrates her story in great detail.
  2. a documentary narrated by a famous actor

Origin of NARRATE

Latin narratus, past participle of narrare, from Latin gnarus knowing; akin to Latin gnoscere, noscere to know — more at know
First Known Use: 1656

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