NOTE: refers to written text that provides an explanation
He has written several published commentaries on the Old Testament.
Sally skipped the editor's commentary in the preface and jumped right in to the novel.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
NOTE: implies an actor/agent speaking
We listened to commentary from a BBC correspondent on the radio.
John's long-winded commentary of the project's goals put everyone to sleep at the meeting.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 3b
NOTE: refers to anything that serves the role to illustrate a point
These starving refugee children are a sad commentary upon the state of the world.
Mary's body piercings and gum-chewing are sufficient commentary on her lack of taste, according to Sally.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 3a
Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)