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Noun: comment  'kó,ment
  1. A statement that expresses a personal opinion, belief or adds information
    "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account";
    - remark, input
  2. A written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material
    "he wrote an extended comment on the proposal";
    - commentary
  3. A report (often malicious) about the behaviour of other people
    - gossip, scuttlebutt [N. Amer, informal], goss [Brit, informal]
  4. (computer programming) a piece of explanatory text (which is not itself executed) in source code
Verb: comment  'kó,ment
  1. Make or write a comment on
    "he commented the paper of his colleague";
    - notice, remark, point out
  2. Explain or interpret something
  3. Provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases
    "He commented on what his teacher had written";
    - gloss, annotate

Derived forms: commenting, comments, commented

Type of: account, explain, explicate, interpret, mention, note, observe, rede [archaic], remark, report, statement

Encyclopedia: Comment