Antonyms for narrates

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

Definition of narrates

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 :
  • Reaumur narrates this case only as far as the third generation.
  • Extract from : « The Perpetuation Of Living Beings, Hereditary Transmission And Variation » by Thomas H. Huxley
  • He narrates the plain facts and leaves the reader to draw his inferences.
  • Extract from : « The Legacy of Greece » by Various
  • David Farragut narrates some interesting incidents of the surrender.
  • Extract from : « The Naval History of the United States » by Willis J. Abbot.
  • He narrates like a witness, unlike Thucydides, who sums up like a judge.
  • Extract from : « Museum of Antiquity » by L. W. Yaggy
  • I give him tobacco in some form and he narrates his experiences.
  • Extract from : « Lalage's Lovers » by George A. Birmingham
  • Mr. Tristram narrates an amusing instance of this trait of character.
  • Extract from : « Bible Animals; » by J. G. Wood
  • He narrates two special experiences of his own for added attractiveness.
  • Extract from : « Expository Writing » by Mervin James Curl
  • Manu then first narrates to the saints the story of creation.
  • Extract from : « The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6) » by Max Duncker
  • Raumur narrates this case only as far as the third generation.
  • Extract from : « Man's Place in Nature and Other Essays » by Thomas Henry Huxley
  • What he narrates concerning Ceres and Proserpine is more credible.
  • Extract from : « The Geography of Strabo, Volume I (of 3) » by Strabo

Synonyms for narrates

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