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Meaning of CRITICIZE

Pronunciation:  'kriti`sIz

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws; "The paper criticized the new movie"
  2. [v]  act as a critic; "Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either"
 

CRITICIZE is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: criticise, criticise, pick apart
 
 Antonyms: praise
 
 See Also: act, admonish, assail, assault, attack, bawl out, belabor, belabour, belittle, berate, blame, censure, chew out, chew up, chide, come down, comment, criminate, crucify, denounce, deplore, disparage, dress down, find fault, have words, jaw, judge, lambast, lambaste, lash out, lecture, nitpick, notice, pick, pick at, pillory, point out, rag, rebuke, remark, remonstrate, reprehend, reprimand, reproof, reprove, round, savage, scold, scorch, snipe, trounce

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: annotate, appraise, assess, attack, blame, blast, carp at, carper, castigate, caviler, censure, comment upon, condemn, criticizer, critique, cut up, deal with, denounce, denunciate, descant, disapprove of, discourse, discuss, dissert, dissertate, estimate, evaluate, faultfinder, fulminate against, fustigate, go into, handle, hit, impugn, inquire into, judge, knock, knocker, lambaste, momus, moralize upon, pan, pull to pieces, put down, rap, remark upon, reprehend, reprobate, review, roast, scathe, skin, slam, slate, smellfungus, snipe at, survey, take to task, take up, touch upon, treat, treat of, value, write up
 

 

 

 

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