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.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /nəˈɹeɪt/
  • (file)
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈnæɹeɪt/
  • Rhymes: -eɪt

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.
    Synonym: tell
    narrate a story
    narrate a tale
    narrate one's life
    narrate the play
  2. To give an account.
    Synonym: report
    narrate the meeting

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

narrate

  1. inflection of narrare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative

Etymology 2[edit]

Participle[edit]

narrate f pl

  1. feminine plural of narrato

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

nārrāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of nārrō

Participle[edit]

nārrāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of nārrātus