A series of comments or annotations; esp., a book of explanations or expositions on the whole or a part of the Scriptures or of some other work.
- A series of explanations or interpretations.
- An expository treatise or series of annotations; an exegesis. Often used in the plural.
- An apt explanation or illustration: a scandal that is a sad commentary on national politics.
- A personal narrative; a memoir. Often used in the plural.