Antonyms for narrate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : nar-eyt, na-reyt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnær eɪt, næˈreɪt

Definition of narrate

Origin :
  • 1748, back-formation from narration or else from Latin narratus, past participle of narrare "to tell, relate, recount" (see narration). "Richardson and Johnson call it Scottish" [OED], a stigma which kept it from general use until 19c. A few mid-17c. instances are traceable to Spanish narrar. Related: Narrated; narrating.
  • verb describe, detail
Example sentences :
  • Let me narrate a fact interesting alike to the naturalist and meteorologist.
  • Extract from : « In the Heart of Vosges » by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • Virginia and Sing were compelled to narrate the adventure of the afternoon a dozen times.
  • Extract from : « The Monster Men » by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • But I must refrain, for my business is to narrate, not to speculate.
  • Extract from : « Wilfrid Cumbermede » by George MacDonald
  • We will not narrate what took place in the chamber of the Princess.
  • Extract from : « Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home » by Bayard Taylor
  • The origin of these and the like stories is to be found in the tale which I am about to narrate.
  • Extract from : « Statesman » by Plato
  • The recollection of what he was now to narrate brought a frown to his brows.
  • Extract from : « The Market-Place » by Harold Frederic
  • It did not entirely satisfy me to narrate wrongs; I felt like denouncing them.
  • Extract from : « My Bondage and My Freedom » by Frederick Douglass
  • I do not know whether it was any sort of symbol; but I narrate it just as it befell.
  • Extract from : « A Miscellany of Men » by G. K. Chesterton
  • Narrate your whole history to him, and then you will hear what he may propose.
  • Extract from : « Japhet in Search of a Father » by Frederick Marryat
  • He had a number of strange adventures to narrate, of which he was the hero.
  • Extract from : « The Three Midshipmen » by W.H.G. Kingston

Synonyms for narrate

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