from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To serve as commentator.
- transitive v. To make a running commentary on.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To provide a commentary; to maintain a stream of comments about some event.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To write comments or notes upon; to make comments.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make comments; write a commentary or annotations.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. serve as a commentator, as in sportscasting
- v. make a commentary on
It is beyond me why Bill Bennett gets to sit and commentate on CNN shows with some brilliant legal minds, when he is clearly a judgemental bigot himself.
Hunt, meanwhile, will have his talents heard by a wider range of listeners having been called up by 5 Live to commentate on the equestrian events and the modern pentathlon at next year's Olympics.
On the baize, the balls roll on, but the former stars who now commentate cannot resist blathering about the Jester from Leicester or the Wizard of Wishaw.
A "tired and emotional" Lt Cdr Thomas Woodroffe reviewing the fleetRetired naval officer turned BBC presenter Lt Cdr Thomas Woodroffe had reportedly been royally entertained by his seafaring chums before taking to the microphone just before 11pm to commentate on a 1937 review of the fleet.
The golden era of football presentation came in the mid-70s when Jimmy Hill, a man with just the right strain of informed and energetic egomania, would commentate on a game, commandeer a private plane back to west London on which his greying beard would be touched up with mascara and then passionately analyse the match you'd just seen him commentate on.
He was a Borderer through and through and repeatedly declined BBC offers to move south to present and commentate on other sports.
If you are allowed another chance to commentate on PMQs (which must now be in doubt) I suggest you read what others have to say before touching your own keyboard.
If they had to come to the Garrison every race day to commentate they would have to do a lot of homework so they were very encouraging of me.
In my school holidays I would go across to Trinidad and commentate for Radio Trinidad – with [the future ITN newsreader] Trevor McDonald.
How can I meet a girl who'll self-consciously commentate on what I'm doing to her, while Katherine Parkinson overhears in the next room and is discomfited?