narrate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In English (recorded only since 1656, but until the 19th century stigmatized as 'Scottish') apparently from narration.

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Verb[edit]

narrate (third-person singular simple present narrates, present participle narrating, simple past and past participle narrated)

  1. (transitive) To relate (a story or series of events) in speech or writing.
  2. To give an account. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

narrate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of narrare
  2. second-person plural imperative of narrare
  3. feminine plural of narrato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

nārrāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of nārrō

Participle[edit]

nārrāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of nārrātus