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Definition of commentate verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

commentate

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈkɒmənteɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːmənteɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they commentate
BrE BrE//ˈkɒmənteɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːmənteɪt//
 
he / she / it commentates
BrE BrE//ˈkɒmənteɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːmənteɪts//
 
past simple commentated
BrE BrE//ˈkɒmənteɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːmənteɪtɪd//
 
past participle commentated
BrE BrE//ˈkɒmənteɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːmənteɪtɪd//
 
-ing form commentating
BrE BrE//ˈkɒmənteɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːmənteɪtɪŋ//
 
Radio broadcasting, Producing TV shows
 
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[intransitive] commentate (on something) to give a spoken description of an event as it happens, especially on television or radio Who will be commentating on the game? See related entries: Radio broadcasting, Producing TV shows Word Origin mid 19th cent.: back-formation from commentator.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: commentate