Comment

Definition of Comment

Com´ment
v. i.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Commented; p. pr. & vb. n. Commenting.]
A physician to comment on your malady.
- Shak.
Critics . . . proceed to comment on him.
- Dryden.
I must translate and comment.
- Pope.
v. t.1.To comment on.
n.1.A remark, observation, or criticism; gossip; discourse; talk.
Their lavish comment when her name was named.
- Tennyson.
2.A note or observation intended to explain, illustrate, or criticise the meaning of a writing, book, etc.; explanation; annotation; exposition.

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