narrate narrate  /ˈnɛ ˌreɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) provide commentary for a film, for example
  2. (v) narrate or give a detailed account of

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Usage(s):

  1. Placing her phone to the microphone, Vice President Al Gore's voice began to narrate a climate-change plea for action.
  2. He also kept his promise to the Boston Pops Orchestra to narrate Aaron Copland's Lincoln Portrait.
  3. Christopher Plummer and Zoe Caldwell narrate a documentary on Michelangelo's Sistine Chanel frescoes.

News

  • Lake Bell Asks Interesting Question

    "No Strings Attached" star Lake Bell poses an interesting question in her new documentary: Why don't women narrate movie trailers?
    on June 13, 2013     Source: News Ticker via omg!

Quotes

  1. "The world is a boring place. Come with me, and enter a world populated of Demi-Gods and Beasts. Transform from an everyday person and become the savior of rock and roll," said Gene Simmons of KISS. "It was an honor and privilege to narrate...
    on Jun 4, 2010 By: Gene Simmons Source: MarketWatch (press release)

  2. "I would start shooting on the same day when someone will narrate a challenging and substantial script to me," said Asin, who also featured in the Tamil version of Ghajini, here on Tuesday at the press meet.
    on Jun 3, 2009 By: Asin Thottumkal Source: Hindustan Times

  3. "We're asking Paris to narrate our Kentucky Fried Cruelty video showing how chickens are routinely crammed into tiny cages and suffer broken wings and legs," PETA's Dan Mathews tells The Scoop. "Unlike inmates at the jail in LA, these animals...
    on Jun 11, 2007 By: Dan Mathews Source: MSNBC

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