Narrate and State


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Narrate verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Usage example: got a CD of the best-selling children's story that happened to be narrated by the author herself

State is a synonym for narrate in tell topic. In some cases you can use "State" instead a verb "Narrate", when it comes to topics like describe.
Nearby Words: narrative, narration, narrator, narrating
Synonyms for Narrate


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State verb – To convey in appropriate or telling terms.
Narrate is a synonym for state in declare topic. Sometimes you can use "Narrate" instead a verb "State", if it concerns topics such as tell.
Nearby Words: statement, status, stated, stating, statesmanship
Synonyms for State

Common collocations

role narrate role state role
way narrate way state way
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