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com·men·tate

 (kŏm′ən-tāt′)
v. com·men·tat·ed, com·men·tat·ing, com·men·tates
v.intr.
To serve as commentator.
v.tr.
To make a running commentary on.

[Back-formation from commentator.]

commentate

(ˈkɒmənˌteɪt)
vb
1. (Broadcasting) (intr) to serve as a commentator
2. (tr) US to make a commentary on (a text, event, etc)
Usage: The verb commentate, derived from commentator, is sometimes used as a synonym for comment on or provide a commentary for. It is not yet fully accepted as standard, though widespread in sports reporting and journalism

com•men•tate

(ˈkɒm ənˌteɪt)

v. -tat•ed, -tat•ing. v.t.
1. to deliver a commentary on.
v.i.
2. to serve as a commentator.
[1785–95; from commentator]
usage: The word commentate, now in common use, is occasionally criticized as journalistic jargon.

commentate


Past participle: commentated
Gerund: commentating

Imperative
commentate
commentate
Present
I commentate
you commentate
he/she/it commentates
we commentate
you commentate
they commentate
Preterite
I commentated
you commentated
he/she/it commentated
we commentated
you commentated
they commentated
Present Continuous
I am commentating
you are commentating
he/she/it is commentating
we are commentating
you are commentating
they are commentating
Present Perfect
I have commentated
you have commentated
he/she/it has commentated
we have commentated
you have commentated
they have commentated
Past Continuous
I was commentating
you were commentating
he/she/it was commentating
we were commentating
you were commentating
they were commentating
Past Perfect
I had commentated
you had commentated
he/she/it had commentated
we had commentated
you had commentated
they had commentated
Future
I will commentate
you will commentate
he/she/it will commentate
we will commentate
you will commentate
they will commentate
Future Perfect
I will have commentated
you will have commentated
he/she/it will have commentated
we will have commentated
you will have commentated
they will have commentated
Future Continuous
I will be commentating
you will be commentating
he/she/it will be commentating
we will be commentating
you will be commentating
they will be commentating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been commentating
you have been commentating
he/she/it has been commentating
we have been commentating
you have been commentating
they have been commentating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been commentating
you will have been commentating
he/she/it will have been commentating
we will have been commentating
you will have been commentating
they will have been commentating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been commentating
you had been commentating
he/she/it had been commentating
we had been commentating
you had been commentating
they had been commentating
Conditional
I would commentate
you would commentate
he/she/it would commentate
we would commentate
you would commentate
they would commentate
Past Conditional
I would have commentated
you would have commentated
he/she/it would have commentated
we would have commentated
you would have commentated
they would have commentated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.commentate - make a commentary on
rede, interpret - give an interpretation or explanation to
2.commentate - serve as a commentator, as in sportscasting
rede, interpret - give an interpretation or explanation to
Translations
يُقَدِّمُ تَعْليقا
komentovat
kommenterelave en reportage
lÿsa
naklen anlatmak

commentate

[ˈkɒmənteɪt] (Rad, TV)
B. VIhacer la crónica, comentar

commentate

[ˈkɒmənteɪt] vifaire le commentaire
to commentate on sth [+ match, one-off event] → faire le commentaire de qch; [+ series of events] → couvrir qch, faire un reportage sur qch

commentate

vi (Rad, TV) → Reporter(in) m(f)sein (on bei)

commentate

[ˈkɒmɛnteɪt] vicommentare

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
References in classic literature ?
After a minute or two he got up and came back to the table to listen to Lebedeff's outpourings, as the latter passionately commentated on Evgenie Pavlovitch's paradox.
He commentated for ITV and Sky Sports, also covering 50 successive speedway world finals during his six-decade career.
i commentated on my first point-to-point at Maralin when i was 15.
He has since commentated on three Grand Slams, five Lions tours and five Rugby World Cups.
I was in Munich when the drama that made this fight was taking place and I commentated on Klitschko v Chisora.
He commentated on some of the greatest nights in Scottish football history as Celtic won the European Cup in 1967 and Rangers lifted the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1972.
BBC Scotland has granted free access to their archive of matches on which Bill commentated.
I commentated with him and he was wonderful," he said.
Harry commentated on thousands of boxing matches, most famously the 1974 Rumble in the Jungle clash between George Foreman and Mohammed Ali.
And since he was hired Ian has commentated on bouts and interviewed combatants in Japan, USA, Russia, Ukraine, Holland, Finland and Britain.
For over 40 years he commentated on the Boat Race, he commentated on the Monte Carlo rally for six years in the 1950s, and after 'retiring' from the BBC in 1972 he presented 733 editions of the popular radio series Down Your Way over 15 years as well as continuing on TMS.
He was approached as he commentated for TalkSPORT radio during the third Test at Headingley, but said at the time: ``That's private and I want it to remain that way.