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narrate

nar·rate

narrate

 
 
pronunciation:
nae reIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: narrated, narrates, narrating
definition: to give an account or tell the tale of; relate.
synonyms:
describe, recount, relate, report
similar words:
chronicle, detail, portray, recite, rehearse, repeat, review, spin, tell
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to give an account or tell a story.
synonyms:
tell
similar words:
recite, report
definition 2: to give a commentary accompanying some visual or graphic presentation, such as a film or performance.
similar words:
commentate
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derivation: narratable (adj.)
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