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1. comment

noun. ['ˈkɑːmɛnt'] a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information.

Synonyms

  • passing comment
  • reflection
  • reference
  • conversation stopper
  • commonplace
  • cliche
  • slam
  • bromide
  • dig
  • wisecrack
  • gambit
  • sally
  • remark
  • input
  • platitude
  • ad-lib
  • shot
  • crack
  • banality
  • barb
  • shaft
  • rib
  • quip
  • obiter dictum
  • gibe
  • zinger
  • statement
  • reflexion
  • jibe
  • mention
  • courtesy
  • observation
  • stopper

Antonyms

  • open
  • prepared
  • scripted
  • colorless

Etymology

  • commentum (Latin)
  • comminisci (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Comment

  • admonishment
  • announcement
  • battlement
  • compliment
  • content
  • disfigurement
  • document
  • document
  • ferment
  • foment
  • portent
  • reorient
  • taligent

Example sentences of the word comment


1. Noun, singular or mass
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Quotes containing the word comment


1. Down the road, I'll probably have a kid or two or three. And there will probably be political events or spiritual things to comment on, and humor.
- Alanis Morissette

2. One question about a joke is, how well is the strangeness of the situation resolved? At 'The New Yorker', we retain a lot of incongruity, tapping the playful part of the mind - Monty Python-type stuff. We also try to use humor as a vehicle for communicating ideas. Not editorial comment, but observation.
- Robert Mankoff

3. She held up her calloused, grimy fingers. Leo couldn't help thinking there was nothing hotter than a girl who didn't mind getting her hands dirty. But of course, that was just a general comment. Didn't apply to Calypso. Obviously.
- Rick Riordan, The House of Hades

2. comment

verb. ['ˈkɑːmɛnt'] make or write a comment on.

Synonyms

  • note
  • notice
  • criticize
  • kibitz
  • criticise
  • mention
  • pick apart
  • wisecrack
  • remark
  • knock
  • point out
  • observe

Antonyms

  • discourtesy
  • discourteous
  • inattention
  • direct discourse

Etymology

  • commentum (Latin)
  • comminisci (Latin)

3. comment

noun. ['ˈkɑːmɛnt'] a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material.

Synonyms

  • note
  • commentary
  • Midrash
  • notation
  • annotation

Antonyms

  • unlikeness
  • original
  • exciting
  • extraordinary

Etymology

  • commentum (Latin)
  • comminisci (Latin)

4. comment

verb. ['ˈkɑːmɛnt'] explain or interpret something.

Synonyms

  • disk-jockey
  • DJ
  • explain
  • explicate
  • disc-jockey

Antonyms

  • incivility
  • ungraciousness
  • impoliteness
  • courteous

Etymology

  • commentum (Latin)
  • comminisci (Latin)

5. comment

noun. ['ˈkɑːmɛnt'] a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people.

Synonyms

  • rumour
  • earful
  • report
  • grapevine
  • dirt
  • scuttlebutt
  • talk
  • hearsay
  • scandal
  • malicious gossip
  • word of mouth
  • talk of the town
  • pipeline
  • rumor
  • gossip

Antonyms

  • stay
  • differ
  • disagree
  • falsehood

Etymology

  • commentum (Latin)
  • comminisci (Latin)

6. comment

verb. ['ˈkɑːmɛnt'] provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases.

Synonyms

  • gloss
  • annotate
  • rede

Antonyms

  • overstatement
  • con
  • pro
  • augmentation

Etymology

  • commentum (Latin)
  • comminisci (Latin)
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