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1. comment [ n ] a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief
Examples: "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"

Used in print:

(Bell I. Wiley, "Home Letters of Johnny Reb and Billy...)

But these comments are hardly printable .

An Ohio soldier who , from a comrade just returned from leave , received an unfavorable comment on the conduct of his sister , took pen in hand and delivered himself thus : `` [ Dear Sis ] Alf sed he heard that you and hardy was a runing together all_the_time and he though he wod gust quit having any thing mor to doo with you for he thought it was no_more yuse .

Initiation into combat sometimes elicited from soldier correspondents choice comments about their experiences and reactions .

Similar comments about officers are to be found in the letters of Northern soldiers .

(Dan McLachlan, Jr., "Communication Networks and...)

This is an unsolved problem which probably has never been seriously investigated , although one frequently hears the comment that we have insufficient specialists of the kind who can compete with the Germans or Swiss , for_example , in precision machinery and mathematics , or the Finns in geochemistry .

Synonyms remark comment Related Terms statement shot mention platitude observation wisecrack ad-lib obiter_dictum rib conversation_stopper gambit zinger courtesy commentate

2. comment [ v ] make or write a comment on
Examples: "he commented the paper of his colleague"

Used in print:

(Philip Reaves, "Who Rules the Marriage Bed?"...)

`` To get a marriage back where it belongs '' , comments Dr._Schillinger of the Lincoln_Institute , `` the husband must take some very basic steps .

(Dan McLachlan, Jr., "Communication Networks and...)

Alexander_the_Great , who used runners as message carriers , did not have to worry about having every officer in his command hear what he said and having hundreds of them comment at_once .

(Raymond J. Corsini et al., Roleplaying in Business...)

The director helped tailor-make a check_list of the district_manager 's errors by asking various observers to write_out sentences commenting on the mistakes they felt he made .

Synonyms point_out comment notice remark Related Terms note criticize wisecrack kibitz remark observation

3. comment [ n ] a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material
Examples: "he wrote an extended comment on the proposal"

Used in print:

(Successful Farming, 59:12...)

All comments concerning effectiveness and use of drugs have been carefully reviewed by a veterinary medical officer with FDA .

(Brainard Cheney, "Christianity and the Tragic Vision-Ut...)

I will mention two volumes of specific comment on this malaise that appeared last year .

(Irving Fineman, Woman of Valor: The Life of Henrietta...)

Young Morris , who , while attending the University_of_Pennsylvania , also taught and edited a paper , found time to write Henrietta twenty page letters on everything that engaged his interest , from the acting of Sarah_Bernhardt in Philadelphia to his reactions to the comments of `` Sulamith '' on the Jewish reform_movement being promulgated by the Hebrew_Union_College in Cincinnati .

(Newton Stallknecht, "Ideas and Literature," in Newton S...)

Certainly one of the most important comments that can be made upon the spiritual and cultural life of any period of Western civilization during the past sixteen or seventeen centuries has to do with the way in which its leaders have read and interpreted the Bible .

This reading and the comments that it evoked constitute the influence .

Synonyms comment commentary Related Terms statement note gloss

4. comment [ v ] explain or interpret something

Used in print:

(E. Gellhorn, "Prolegomena to a theory of the emotions"...)

Before we comment further on these pathological conditions , we should remember that changes in the state of the hypothalamus within physiological limits distinguish sleep from wakefulness .

Synonyms comment Related Terms explain second-guess DJ secondguess

5. comment [ v ] provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases
Examples: "He annotated on what his teacher had written"

Synonyms comment annotate gloss Related Terms interpret note gloss

6. comment [ n ] a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people
Examples: "the divorce caused much gossip"

Synonyms gossip scuttlebutt comment Related Terms report rumor grapevine scandal earful talk gossip

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