Narrating



[nar-eyt, na-reyt] /ˈnær eɪt, næˈreɪt/

verb (used with object), narrated, narrating.
1.
to give an account or tell the story of (events, experiences, etc.).
2.
to add a spoken commentary to (a film, television program, etc.):
to narrate a slide show.
verb (used without object), narrated, narrating.
3.
to relate or recount events, experiences, etc., in speech or writing.
/nəˈreɪt/
verb
1.
to tell (a story); relate
2.
to speak in accompaniment of (a film, television programme, etc)
v.

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.

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