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]

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
  2. To give an account. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
    Synonym: report

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Italian[edit]

Verb 1[edit]

narrate

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

Verb 2[edit]

narrate

  1. feminine plural of the past participle of narrare

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