Comment Definition

kŏmĕnt
commented, commenting, comments
noun
comments
A note in explanation, criticism, or illustration of something written or said; annotation.
Webster's New World
A series of annotations or explanations.
American Heritage
Such notes collectively.
Webster's New World
A remark or observation made in criticism or as an expression of opinion.
Webster's New World
An implied conclusion or judgment.
A novel that is a comment on contemporary lawlessness.
American Heritage
Antonyms:
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verb
commented, commenting, comments
To make a comment or comments (on or upon); make remarks.
Webster's New World
To serve as a judgmental commentary.
American Heritage
To make comments on; annotate.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
idiom
no comment!
  • I have nothing to say!
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Comment

Noun

Singular:
comment
Plural:
comments

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Comment

Origin of Comment

  • Middle English from Late Latin commentum interpretation from Latin contrivance from neuter past participle of comminīscī to devise men-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French coment (“commentary”), from Late Latin commentum, from comminisci (“to invent”).

    From Wiktionary

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