provide commentary for a film, for example
tell, narrate, recount, recite(verb)
narrate or give a detailed account of
"Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child"
To relate a story or series of events by speech or writing.
To give an account.
Origin: In English (recorded only since 1656, but initially stigmatized as 'Scottish', until the 19th century) apparently from narration
to tell, rehearse, or recite, as a story; to relate the particulars of; to go through with in detail, as an incident or transaction; to give an account of
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
na-rāt′, or nar′-, v.t. to tell, to give an account of.—adj. Narr′able, capable of being told.—n. Narrā′tion, act of telling: that which is told: an orderly account of what has happened.—adj. Narr′ative, narrating: giving an account of any occurrence: inclined to narration: story-telling.—n. that which is narrated: a continued account of any occurrence: story.—adv. Narr′atively.—n. Narrā′tor, one who narrates: one who tells or states facts, &c.—adj. Narr′atory, like narrative: consisting of narrative. [Fr.,—L. narrāre, -ātum—gnārus, knowing.]
The numerical value of narrate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of narrate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Myth is an attempt to narrate a whole human experience, of which the purpose is too deep, going too deep in the blood and soul, for mental explanation or description.
I approach architecture in the same way. I am interested in how man is placed in this design, even though I photograph these buildings without people, they are not there, but I still like to narrate their story.
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