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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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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. passing

noun. ['ˈpæsɪŋ'] (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • passing game
  • passing play
  • spot pass
  • lateral pass
  • aerial
  • lateral
  • football play

Antonyms

  • paper profit
  • advantage
  • clasp
  • enlist

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pass (English)
  • pas (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. passing

adjective. ['ˈpæsɪŋ'] lasting a very short time.

Synonyms

  • transient
  • short-lived
  • impermanent
  • ephemeral
  • transitory
  • temporary

Antonyms

  • survive
  • forbid
  • invalidate
  • disapprove

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pass (English)
  • pas (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. 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)

7. passing

noun. ['ˈpæsɪŋ'] euphemistic expressions for death.

Synonyms

  • release
  • expiration
  • going
  • expiry
  • exit
  • decease
  • death
  • departure

Antonyms

  • disembarkation
  • appearance
  • inactive
  • log in

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pass (English)
  • pas (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. 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)

9. passing

adjective. ['ˈpæsɪŋ'] of advancing the ball by throwing it.

Antonyms

  • be born

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pass (English)
  • pas (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. passing

adjective. ['ˈpæsɪŋ'] hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough.

Synonyms

  • cursory
  • casual
  • careless

Antonyms

  • keep down
  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pass (English)
  • pas (Middle English (1100-1500))
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