remark, comment, inputnoun
a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
"from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"
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"
gossip, comment, scuttlebuttverb
a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people
"the divorce caused much gossip"
comment, notice, remark, point outverb
make or write a comment on
"he commented the paper of his colleague"
explain or interpret something
gloss, comment, annotateverb
provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases
"He annotated on what his teacher had written"
A spoken remark.
A remark in source code which does not affect the behavior of the program.
To make remarks or notes.
To insert comments into source code.
Etymology: From commentum, from.
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
to comment on
a remark, observation, or criticism; gossip; discourse; talk
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
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. commentāri—com, and L. mens, the mind.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'comment' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3258
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'comment' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1408
Rank popularity for the word 'comment' in Nouns Frequency: #624
Rank popularity for the word 'comment' in Verbs Frequency: #420
The numerical value of comment in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of comment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
I know very little about them. Talked to one person, one time. Did not agree to be on an advisory board or express interest. I have no affiliation with them. I have no further comment.
We have no new information to share regarding North Korea today, we have no new information to share regarding North Korea today. If in fact North Korea’s Internet has gone down, we’d refer you to that government for comment.
The Department does not discuss specific employee disciplinary actions or comment on personnel actions or matters that may impact personal privacy. That said, the Department was very disappointed with the issues that occurred in the Obama administration and strives for a workplace free of harassment and other misconduct for all of our 115,000 employees, that is why the Civil Division has implemented additional safeguards and systems to ensure that all misconduct allegations are handled appropriately going forward.
His wife made a comment one time in a letter that she was tired of sitting around at home doing nothing, and he said, ‘Well, I’m tired of dodging these damn German shells.’ But that was the only time that he ever shared anything with her.
It's an amazing thing that the State Department spokesperson would make the comment.
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- коментирам, бележка, коментарBulgarian
- comentari, comentarCatalan, Valencian
- komentovat, komentářCzech
- kommentar, kommentereDanish
- Kommentar, Kommentare einfügen, kommentierenGerman
- σχόλιο, σχολιάζωGreek
- comentar, comentarioSpanish
- نظر, کامنتPersian
- huomautus, kommentti, huomauttaa, välihuomautus, kommentoidaFinnish
- commenter, commentaireFrench
- abairtScottish Gaelic
- コメント, 論評Japanese
- ಕಾಮೆಂಟ್ ಮಾಡಿKannada
- commentaar, becommentariërenDutch
- kommentar, kommentereNorwegian
- komentować, komentarz, zakomentowaćPolish
- comentar, mencionar, comentárioPortuguese
- замечание, закомментировать, прокомментировать, комментарий, комментироватьRussian
- опаска, komentar, opaska, коментарSerbo-Croatian
- kommentera, kommentarSwedish
- açıklama, yorumTurkish
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