Definition of narrate
- The children enjoyed the lively manner with which she narrated her life's story.
- The documentary is narrated by a famous actor.
The author narrates her story in great detail.
a documentary narrated by a famous actor
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: 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)
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