What is comment?

  • (noun): A statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief.
    Example: "From time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"
    Synonyms: remark
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A comment is generally a verbal or written remark often related to an added piece of information, or an observation or statement. These are usually marked with an abbreviation, such as "obs." or "N.B.". The term "comment" may have different meanings depending on specific fields of usage.

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Charles Bridges - Quotes
... Exposition of Psalm 119, comment on v.10 Spiritual wisdom is as important for the building up of the Church of God, as was the wisdom imparted to Bezaleel and Aholiab for the raising of the ... A Commentary on Proverbs, comment on Proverbs 311-12 A neglected Bible is the melancholy proof of a heart "alienated from God" ... A Commentary on Proverbs, comment on Proverbs 420-22 The godly union of souls in mutual forebearance with each other's infirmities, and mutual stimulating each other's graces—this surely is a fragment of true ...
Comment - Publishing and Media
... How it works comments in academic publishing Comments and notes as law review articles Comments in newspaper editorials Op-ed ...
So Blonde - Easter Eggs
... LeChuck, with several beard colors, click on the pictures and Sunny will give comment on them ... show lost, and the main character makes a comment about hoping she doesn't find a hatch ... from the cartoon show, Sunny then makes a comment about it being like a city of gold ...
Comment ça Va
... "Comment ça va" is a 1983 pop song by Dutch boy band The Shorts ... Forsman wrote lyrics in Swedish, also named "Comment ça va", which was recorded by Kikki Danielsson and released on the album Singles Bar in 1983 ... only keeping in French the refrain Comment ça va Comme ci, comme ci, comme ça), then, after its high popularity by other performes as well (e.g ...
Comment Programming
... Comment programming, also known as comment-driven development (CDD) is a software development technique that is based on the regular use of comment tags ... In comment programming the comment tags are not used to describe what a certain piece of code is doing, but rather to stop some parts of the code from being executed ... With comment programming, when such a request for reverting to an old implementation arises, the developer just comments the current implementation and uncomments the previous ...

More definitions of "comment":

  • (noun): A written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material.
    Example: "He wrote an extended comment on the proposal"
    Synonyms: commentary
  • (verb): Provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases.
    Synonyms: gloss, annotate
  • (verb): Explain or interpret something.
  • (noun): A report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people.
    Synonyms: gossip, scuttlebutt

Famous quotes containing the word comment:

    If I use the media, even with tricks, to publicise a black youth being shot in the back in Teaneck, New Jersey ... then I should be praised for it, and it’s more of a comment on them than me that it would take tricks to make them cover the loss of life.
    Al, Rev. Sharpton (b. 1954)

    Making social comment is an artificial place for an artist to start from. If an artist is touched by some social condition, what the artist creates will reflect that, but you can’t force it.
    Bella Lewitzky (b. 1916)

    The squabbles of philandering Zeus and shrewish Hera are the Greeks’ comment on married life.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)