Comment vs. Remark

Comment vs. Remark — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Comment and Remark

Commentnoun

A written note intended as an explanation, illustration, or criticism of a passage in a book or other writing; an annotation.

Remarkverb

To express briefly or casually as a comment

She remarked that he danced very well.

Commentnoun

A series of annotations or explanations.

Remarkverb

To take notice of something; observe

"She climbed the stone steps quickly, remarking the queer look of her blue silk skirt and blue shoes upon the stone" (Virginia Woolf).

Commentnoun

A statement of fact or opinion, especially a remark that expresses a personal reaction or attitude.

Remarknoun

An act of pointing out or noticing; notice or observation.

Commentnoun

An implied conclusion or judgment

a novel that is a comment on contemporary lawlessness.

Remarknoun

An expression, in speech or writing, of something remarked or noticed; a mention of something

make a remarkpass a remarka biting remarka funny remarka spoken remark

Commentnoun

Talk; gossip

a divorce that caused much comment.

Remarknoun

A casual observation, comment, or statement

Commentnoun

(Computers) A string of text in a program that does not function in the program itself but is used by the programmer to explain instructions.

Remarknoun

(engraving) remarque

Commentnoun

(Linguistics) The part of a sentence that provides new information about the topic. Also called rheme.

Remarkverb

(intransitive) To make a remark or remarks; to comment.

Commentverb

To make a comment; remark.

Remarkverb

(transitive) To express in words or writing; to state; to make a comment

He remarked that it was getting late.

Commentverb

To serve as a judgmental commentary

"Her demise comments on [the Upper East Side's] entire way of life" (Mark Muro).

Remarkverb

(transitive) To pay heed to; notice; to take notice of

Commentverb

To make comments on; annotate.

Remarkverb

To mark in a notable manner; to distinguish clearly; to make noticeable or conspicuous; to point out.

Commentnoun

A spoken or written remark.

I have no comment on that.Pay attention to the teacher's comments in the margin of your marked essay.

Remarknoun

a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief;

from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account

Commentnoun

(programming) A remark in source code which does not affect the behavior of the program.

Remarknoun

explicit notice;

it passed without remark

Commentverb

(transitive) To remark.

Remarkverb

make mention of;

She observed that his presentation took up too much timeThey noted that it was a fine day to go sailing

Commentverb

To make remarks or notes.

Remarkverb

make or write a comment on;

he commented the paper of his colleague

Commentverb

To comment or remark on.

Commentverb

To insert comments into (source code).

I wish I'd commented this complicated algorithm back when I remembered how it worked.

Commentverb

To comment out (code); to disable by converting into a comment.

Commentnoun

a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief;

from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account

Commentnoun

a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material;

he wrote an extended comment on the proposal

Commentnoun

a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people;

the divorce caused much gossip

Commentverb

make or write a comment on;

he commented the paper of his colleague

Commentverb

explain or interpret something

Commentverb

provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases;

He annotated on what his teacher had written