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

How to pronounce comment?

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How to say comment in sign language?

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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. House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff:

    I don't want to comment to this point on what our plans may or may not be with respect to John Bolton, but I will say this : whether it's before -- in testimony before The House -- or it's in John Bolton book or it's in one form or another, the truth will come out, will continue to come out.

  2. Boris Johnson:

    I'm not going to comment on our program.

  3. Lori Garcia:

    Empathy is best expressed through a caring comment or private message. Are we really so busy and important that we need a button to express our sympathies ? If so, dislike, also, how very sad.

  4. Niamh Quirke:

    Just because you don't see the likes, doesn't mean you can't see comments, words are harsh. People can still comment and say things that aren't nice.

  5. Jonathan Pierce:

    Obviously, the alleged incident is absolutely antithetical to our fraternity's ideals and values. We will provide more comment upon the conclusion of the investigations.

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