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What is a basic definition of comment?
A comment is a remark or observation that expresses a person’s observation or criticism. To comment is to make such a remark. A comment is also a reply from a user to published material on the internet. Comment has several other senses as a noun and a verb.
When people make comments, they are giving their opinion or perspective on something in the form of an observation or criticism. Comments are usually short statements. The word commentary is used for longer criticism or a group of comments. A person who offers a comment is a commenter.
- Real-life examples: Managers often want (or pretend to want) comments from their staff when looking for feedback about something. When people chat, they often share comments about many topics, such as sports, the weather, or politics. A backseat driver delivers unwanted comments about another person’s driving abilities.
- Used in a sentence: The contractor listened to the owner’s comments about what the new house should look like.
Comment is used to mean to make observations or remarks. This sense often takes the form of “to comment on.”
- Used in a sentence: The company didn’t want to comment on the scandal.
Comment also refers to a reply posted by a user in response to content on the internet. These replies are often listed in the comments section of an article, blog post, or video. Websites may not allow users to post comments if they think a topic is controversial.
- Real-life examples: News websites and YouTube videos allow users to post comments. Most websites will ban or suspend users who post especially profane or offensive comments.
- Used in a sentence: The video resulted in a lot of supportive comments from fans.
Where does comment come from?
The first records of comment come from around 1350. It ultimately comes from the Latin comminīscī, meaning “to contrive” or “to devise.”
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What are some other forms related to comment?
- commentable (adjective)
- commenter (noun)
- uncommented (adjective)
- uncommenting (adjective)
- undercomment (noun, verb)
What are some synonyms for comment?
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What are some words that often get used in discussing comment?
What are some words comment may be commonly confused with?
How is comment used in real life?
Comment is a very command word that refers to opinions or observations. Often, users give rude or unpleasant comments in response to content on the internet.
Cincinnati Budget hearings will be held at convention center next week on Tuesday and Thursday. People can testify in person or they can also offer comments virtually.
— Jay Hanselman (@JayHanselman) June 8, 2020
Cleveland Indians have postponed Terry Francona's media briefing planned for today, after NY Times reported last night that a team name change is imminent. Team cites "internal meeting conflicts." Club has not officially commented on report.
— Matt Wright Fox 8 (@mattwrighttv) December 14, 2020
just letting everyone know you’re no longer allowed to write mean comments to me on the internet because it makes my mom sad
— SungWon Cho (@ProZD) February 7, 2019
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Comments are always factual and based on truth.
Example sentences from the Web for comment
The former officials either did not respond to requests for comment or declined to discuss their views.
The comments were later confirmed in part by The Washington Post and other news organizations.Trump, in town hall, says he wouldn’t have done anything differently on pandemic|Colby Itkowitz, Josh Dawsey, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
That office did not immediately return a call seeking comment.ICE Deported a Woman Who Accused Guards of Sexual Assault While the Feds Were Still Investigating the Incident|by Lomi Kriel|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
As ProPublica reported last year, contracting documents indicated the temp staff might be involved in substantively assessing the comments, which could violate federal contracting rules.“Cover Up”: House Democrats Subpoena Documents That NLRB Refused to Share in Ethics Investigation|by Ian MacDougall|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
The Chicken Council didn’t return calls or emails seeking comment.Emails Show the Meatpacking Industry Drafted an Executive Order to Keep Plants Open|by Michael Grabell and Bernice Yeung|September 14, 2020|ProPublica
It was hard not to take it as a sign, a personal comment on my own Jewish dating failings.
Maxwell was not available for comment but has described all claims against her as “untrue” and “obvious lies.”
Maxwell was not available for comment describes all claims against her as “untrue” and “obvious lies.”Buckingham Palace Disputes Sex Allegations Against Prince ‘Randy Andy’|Tom Sykes|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Italian foreign ministry has declined to comment on the video.Jihadis Release New Year’s Eve Video of Italian Female Hostages|Jamie Dettmer, Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The FCC investigation recently closed its comment period on the Marriott case.How ‘Ethical’ Hotel Chain Marriott Gouges Guests in the Name of Wi-Fi Security|Kyle Chayka|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Any one may possess the portrait of a tragedian without exciting suspicion or comment.
The facts have been stated very simply, plus one brief general comment.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Again he stopped, but I made no comment, only waited with breathless interest till he went on.Uncanny Tales|Various
She placed it in Edna's hands, and without further comment arose and went to the piano.
Besides,” Burd Alling said in comment on this, “for a good cause we are all ready and willing to be bunkoed a little.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose