- 1narrate something (formal) to tell a story synonym relate She entertained them by narrating her adventures in Africa. The story is narrated in flashback.
- 2 narrate something to speak the words that form the text of a documentary film or program The film was narrated by an unknown actor.
NAmE//ˈnæreɪt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they narrate
,he / she / it narrates
,past simple narrated
,-ing form narrating