Comment meaning

kŏmĕnt
To comment is to make a statement, remark or express an opinion.

An example of comment is when you share your opinion on an issue.

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To make a comment; remark.
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The definition of a comment is a statement or remark.

An example of a comment is a statement released in the paper that someone made about a scandal going on.

noun
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(computers) A string of text in a program that does not function in the program itself but is used by the programmer to explain instructions.
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To make comments on; annotate.
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(rare) To make comments on; annotate.
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Talk; chatter; gossip.
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Talk; gossip.

A divorce that caused much comment.

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A scholarly article or essay, usually written by a law student and published in a law review, analyzing a judicial decision and its context in the law. See also annotation and note.
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An explanation of a statute, code section, or administrative rule written by the drafters of the statute, section, or rule. See also annotation.
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To serve as a judgmental commentary.
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(intransitive, with "on" or "about") To make remarks or notes.
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(programming) A remark in source code which does not affect the behavior of the program.
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A spoken remark.

I have no comment on that.

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To remark.
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A remark or observation made in criticism or as an expression of opinion.
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(software) To insert comments into (source code).

I wish I'd commented this complicated algorithm back when I remembered how it worked.

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(linguistics) The part of a sentence that provides new information about the topic.
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To make a comment or comments (on or upon); make remarks.
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no comment!
  • I have nothing to say!
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

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