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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
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