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com·men·ta·tor

 (kŏm′ən-tā′tər)
n.
1. A broadcaster or writer who reports and analyzes events in the news.
2. One who writes or delivers a commentary or commentaries.

commentator

(ˈkɒmənˌteɪtə)
n
1. (Broadcasting) a person who provides a spoken commentary for a broadcast, film, etc, esp of a sporting event
2. a person who writes notes on a text, event, etc

com•men•ta•tor

(ˈkɒm ənˌteɪ tər)

n.
1. a person who discusses news, sports, or other topics on TV or radio.
2. a person who makes commentaries.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin commentātor interpreter]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.commentator - an expert who observes and comments on somethingcommentator - an expert who observes and comments on something
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
annotator - a commentator who writes notes to a text
2.commentator - a writer who reports and analyzes events of the day
author, writer - writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

commentator

noun
2. critic, interpreter, expositor, annotator He is a commentator on African affairs.

commentator

noun
A person who evaluates and reports on the worth of something:
Translations
مُعَلِّقمُعلّق، مُعقّب
komentátorreportér
kommentator
selostaja
komentator
helyszíni közvetítõkommentátor
útskÿrandi; fréttaskÿrandi
解説者
해설자
poročevalec
kommentator
ผู้แสดงความคิดเห็นหรือผู้วิจารณ์
nhà bình luận

commentator

[ˈkɒmənteɪtəʳ] N (Rad, TV) → comentarista mf

commentator

[ˈkɒmənteɪtər] n
(on sports event, match)commentateur/trice m/f
(= writer, broadcaster) (on current affairs)journaliste mf

commentator

n
(Rad, TV) → Reporter(in) m(f)
(on texts etc) → Interpret(in) m(f); (of Bible)Exeget(in) m(f)

commentator

[ˈkɒmɛnteɪtəʳ] n (Radio) → radiocronista m/f (TV) → telecronista m/f

comment

(ˈkoment) noun
(a) spoken or written remark. He made several comments about her untidy appearance.
verb
(with on) to make such a remark. He commented on her appearance.
ˈcommentaryplural ˈcommentaries noun
(also running commentary) a series of broadcast comments by a reporter at a ceremony, sports event etc.
ˈcommentate (-teit) verb
to give a commentary. Who is commentating on the football match?
ˈcommentator noun

commentator

مُعَلِّق komentátor kommentator Reporter σχολιαστής comentarista selostaja commentateur komentator commentatore 解説者 해설자 commentator kommentator komentator comentador, comentarista комментатор kommentator ผู้แสดงความคิดเห็นหรือผู้วิจารณ์ yorumcu nhà bình luận 解说员
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I proposed that Homer and Aristotle might appear at the head of all their commentators; but these were so numerous, that some hundreds were forced to attend in the court, and outward rooms of the palace.
When I devised this story, I foresaw the likelihood that a class of readers and commentators would suppose that I was at great pains to conceal exactly what I was at great pains to suggest: namely, that Mr John Harmon was not slain, and that Mr John Rokesmith was he.
Besides, it has been divined by other continental commentators, that when Jonah was thrown overboard from the Joppa ship, he straightway effected his escape to another vessel near by, some vessel with a whale for a figure-head; and, I would add, possibly called The Whale, as some craft are nowadays christened the Shark, the Gull, the Eagle.
I was taught first to read and write, and then to learn the Koran, which is the basis of our holy religion, and the better to understand it, I read with my tutors the ablest commentators on its teaching, and committed to memory all the traditions respecting the Prophet, which have been gathered from the mouth of those who were his friends.
They believed in present miracles, in instantaneous conversions, in revelations by dreams and visions; they drew lots, and sought for Divine guidance by opening the Bible at hazard; having a literal way of interpreting the Scriptures, which is not at all sanctioned by approved commentators; and it is impossibie for me to represent their diction as correct, or their instruction as liberal.
Thick-headed commentators upon the Bible, and stupid preachers and teachers, work more damage to religion than sensible, cool-brained clergymen can fight away again, toil as they may.
As for Tom's Bible, though it had no annotations and helps in margin from learned commentators, still it had been embellished with certain way-marks and guide-boards of Tom's own invention, and which helped him more than the most learned expositions could have done.
Resuming existence at the expiration of this time, he would invariably find his great work converted into a species of hap-hazard note-book -- that is to say, into a kind of literary arena for the conflicting guesses, riddles, and personal squabbles of whole herds of exasperated commentators. These guesses, etc., which passed under the name of annotations, or emendations, were found so completely to have enveloped, distorted, and overwhelmed the text, that the author had to go about with a lantern to discover his own book.
The revealing is done by the commentators, who know nothing.
The sagacious reader will not from this simile imagine these poor people had any apprehension of the design with which Mrs Wilkins was now coming towards them; but as the great beauty of the simile may possibly sleep these hundred years, till some future commentator shall take this work in hand, I think proper to lend the reader a little assistance in this place.
Weeks had listened politely, with smiling modesty, till Hayward finished; then he asked one or two insidious questions, so innocent in appearance that Hayward, not seeing into what a quandary they led him, answered blandly; Weeks made a courteous objection, then a correction of fact, after that a quotation from some little known Latin commentator, then a reference to a German authority; and the fact was disclosed that he was a scholar.
As to his blood, I suppose the family quarterings are three cuttle-fish sable, and a commentator rampant.