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Meaning of NARRATE

Pronunciation:  'narreyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  narrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child"
  2. [v]  provide commentary for a film, for example

NARRATE is a 7 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: recite, recount, spin, tell
 See Also: inform, relate, rhapsodise, rhapsodize, yarn



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Nar*rate"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Narrated}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Narrating}.] [L. narratus, p. p. of narrare to
narrate, prob. for gnarigare, fr. gnarus knowing. See
{Ignore}, {Know}.]
To tell, rehearse, or recite, as a story; to relate the
particulars of; to go through with in detail, as an incident
or transaction; to give an account of.

Syn: To relate; recount; detail; describe.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: allegorize, chronicle, descant, describe, detail, dilate, discourse, expatiate, fable, fabulize, fictionalize, mythicize, mythify, mythologize, novelize, recite, recount, rehearse, relate, repeat, report, retail, retell, reveal, review, romance, state, storify, tell, tell a story, unfold, unfold a tale