What does comment mean?

Definitions for comment
ˈkɒm ɛntcom·ment

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word comment.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. remark, comment, input(noun)

    a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information

    "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"

  2. comment, commentary(noun)

    a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material

    "he wrote an extended comment on the proposal"

  3. gossip, comment, scuttlebutt(verb)

    a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people

    "the divorce caused much gossip"

  4. comment, notice, remark, point out(verb)

    make or write a comment on

    "he commented the paper of his colleague"

  5. comment(verb)

    explain or interpret something

  6. gloss, comment, annotate(verb)

    provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases

    "He annotated on what his teacher had written"

Wiktionary

  1. comment(Noun)

    A spoken remark.

    Etymology: From commentum, from .

  2. comment(Noun)

    A remark in source code which does not affect the behavior of the program.

    Etymology: From commentum, from .

  3. comment(Verb)

    To remark.

    Etymology: From commentum, from .

  4. comment(Verb)

    To make remarks or notes.

    Etymology: From commentum, from .

  5. comment(Verb)

    To insert comments into source code.

    Etymology: From commentum, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comment(verb)

    to make remarks, observations, or criticism; especially, to write notes on the works of an author, with a view to illustrate his meaning, or to explain particular passages; to write annotations; -- often followed by on or upon

    Etymology: [F. commenter, L. commentari to meditate upon, explain, v. intens. of comminisci, commentus, to reflect upon, invent; com- + the root of meminisse to remember, mens mind. See Mind.]

  2. Comment(verb)

    to comment on

    Etymology: [F. commenter, L. commentari to meditate upon, explain, v. intens. of comminisci, commentus, to reflect upon, invent; com- + the root of meminisse to remember, mens mind. See Mind.]

  3. Comment(noun)

    a remark, observation, or criticism; gossip; discourse; talk

    Etymology: [F. commenter, L. commentari to meditate upon, explain, v. intens. of comminisci, commentus, to reflect upon, invent; com- + the root of meminisse to remember, mens mind. See Mind.]

  4. Comment(noun)

    a note or observation intended to explain, illustrate, or criticise the meaning of a writing, book, etc.; explanation; annotation; exposition

    Etymology: [F. commenter, L. commentari to meditate upon, explain, v. intens. of comminisci, commentus, to reflect upon, invent; com- + the root of meminisse to remember, mens mind. See Mind.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Comment

    kom′ent, n. a note conveying an illustration or explanation: a remark, observation, criticism.—v.i. (or kom-ent′) to make critical or explanatory notes: to annotate: (Shak.) to meditate.—ns. Comm′entary, a comment: a remark: a book consisting of a regular series of comments or notes on another book; Commentā′tion, annotation; Comm′entātor, Comm′enter (or Comment′er), Comm′entor (or Comment′or).—adj. Commentatō′rial, pertaining to the making of commentaries. [Fr.,—L. commentāricom, and L. mens, the mind.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Comment

    Work consisting of a critical or explanatory note written to discuss, support, or dispute an article or other presentation previously published. It may take the form of an article, letter, editorial, etc. It appears in publications under a variety of names: comment, commentary, editorial comment, viewpoint, etc.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'comment' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3258

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'comment' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1408

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'comment' in Nouns Frequency: #624

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'comment' in Verbs Frequency: #420

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of comment in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of comment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of comment in a Sentence

  1. Thom Brennaman:

    I made a comment earlier tonight that I guess went out over the air that I am deeply ashamed of, if I have hurt anyone out there, I can't tell you how much I say from the bottom of my heart I'm so very, very sorry. I pride Thom Brennaman and think of Thom Brennaman as a man of faith.

  2. Lisa Damiani:

    The Holmes family is unable to make any comment at this time other than to say that they are deeply sorry this has happened, and they are so sorry that the victims and families have suffered such tremendous loss.

  3. Rod Skirvin:

    Officer Valenti is accepting of the suspension and is not going to fight it, officer Valenti wishes to extend an apology to the David Hogg family and any family that was offended by his comment. Officer Valenti realizes Officer Valenti comments were insensitive and deeply regrets what Officer Valenti has done.

  4. Todd Phillips:

    We knew our intentions in making the movie. It kind of bummed us out that it was so divisive, but it does seem to be that we live in an age of outrage now, and people look for things to be outraged about and theyre going to be outraged just about that comment, probably. Its become a thing.

  5. Elaine Luria:

    The president's comment that lawmakers visiting Afghanistan is a 'public relations event' is an insult to the brave men and women serving in harm's way.

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