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Definition of "narrate" []

  • To tell (a story, for example) in speech or writing or by means of images. (verb-transitive)
  • To give an account of (events, for example). See Synonyms at describe. (verb-transitive)
  • To give an account or description. (verb-intransitive)
  • To supply a running commentary for a movie or performance. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "narrate" in a sentence
  • "Someone remind me who thought it was a good idea to let ben stein narrate an already overly talked about topic. this trailor was more boring than Ben Steins honey moon."
  • "THOMAS: Yes, I just host the show and narrate, which is something I've never done before."
  • "February 3rd, 2010 more images more imagesMICHAEL JACKSON's three children will "narrate" an introduction to the revamped WE ARE THE WORLD charity anthem."