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. Art Rooney:

    I am very certain nothing like this ever happened, i have no idea why James would make a comment like this but there is simply no basis for believing anything like this.

  2. William Barr:

    It's been reported and it's my understanding that it's imminent, a number of people who are mentioned in the report are having an opportunity right now to comment on how they're quoted in the report and after that process is over, which should be very short, the report will be issued. That's what the inspector general himself has suggested.

  3. Ben Carson:

    Ben Carson has nothing to do with Ben Carson campaign. Nothing, armstrong can comment on his own behalf. He does not speak for Ben Carson campaign at all. He does not speak for me. He speaks for himself.

  4. John Kasich on Sunday:

    I have to do well enough there, and I think I will …. I'll catch fire. And if I catch fire, I think the sky is the limit. Poor showings in both or either of those first two primaries can doom a campaign. The next debate is being hosted by Fox Business and is on January 14. John Kasich on Sunday express optimism that he ’ll be in the main-stage debate and declined to comment on fellow GOP candidate Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul saying he wo n’t compete in the second-tier contest if demoted as a result of FOX Business criteria, which involves rankings in national, Iowa and New Hampshire polls.

  5. Mark Galli:

    We rarely comment on politics unless we feel it rises to the level of some national ... concern that is really important. And this would be a case, this is something we need as a movement to think about, pray about at this time in our life.

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