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ˈkɒm ənˌteɪtcom·men·tate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. commentateverb

    make a commentary on

  2. commentateverb

    serve as a commentator, as in sportscasting


  1. commentateverb

    To provide a commentary; to maintain a stream of comments about some event.

    For the radio audience he will commentate on the match.


  1. commentate

    Commentate is to deliver commentary, explanation or interpretation of an event or phenomena, usually live as it unfolds. It involves describing, analyzing, and providing insight into what's happening for the benefit or understanding of the audience. Often used in the context of broadcasting sports events, news or in other live events.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Commentate

    to write comments or notes upon; to make comments

  2. Etymology: [L. commentatus, p. p. of commentari to meditate.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of commentate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of commentate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of commentate in a Sentence

  1. Bryce Weiler:

    Joe Pott has allowed me to commentate [previous games] with him when no one else thought I could, and Mike Bradd has provided vivid descriptions, bringing pictures to life for me of the action taking place on the court.

  2. Bryce Weiler:

    The game isn’t the thing. It’s whether the broadcaster will let me commentate, i have to do well when given the opportunity, but people have to want to give me an opportunity.

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