What does criticize mean?

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ˈkrɪt əˌsaɪzcrit·i·cize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. knock, criticize, criticise, pick apartverb

    find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws

    "The paper criticized the new movie"; "Don't knock the food--it's free"

  2. criticize, criticiseverb

    act as a critic

    "Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either"

Wiktionary

  1. criticizeverb

    to find fault (with something)

  2. criticizeverb

    to evaluate (something), and judge its merits and faults

  3. Etymology: Century 1911: from

Freebase

  1. Criticize

    "Criticize" is Alexander O'Neal's biggest UK hit to date. Released in 1987, it reached #4 in the United Kingdom and on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart in O'Neal's native United States. It was one of his only two hits to chart in the Republic of Ireland. "Criticize" reached #70 in the Billboard Hot 100. It features on O'Neal's second album Hearsay along with a number of his other hits including "What Can I Say", "Never Knew Love Like This", "The Lovers", "Hearsay" and "Fake". The song is featured in the soundtrack of the video game Grand Theft Auto IV on the in-game radio station "The Vibe 98.8".

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'criticize' in Verbs Frequency: #797

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of criticize in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of criticize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of criticize in a Sentence

  1. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie:

    I mean, the fact is that you don't need to be pandering to one way or the other. I'll tell you the way you don't do it: You don't do focus group-tested trips to the border, speak Spanish and then, you know, criticize Asians.

  2. Sir Tim Hunt FRS:

    Three things happen when they are in the lab ; you fall in love with them, they fall in love with you and when you criticize them, they cry.

  3. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

    Stop blaming others for what you have or don’t have, or for what you feel or don’t feel. When you blame others for what you’re going through, you deny responsibility and perpetuate the problem. Stop giving your power away and start taking responsibility for your life. Blaming is just another sorry excuse, and making excuses is the first step towards failure; you and only you are responsible for your life choices and decisions. The negativity you bleed out towards others will gradually cripple your own happiness. When you truly feel comfortable with your own imperfections, you won’t feel threatened or offended by the imperfections you see in other people. So stop worrying about the flaws you see in everyone else, and focus on yourself. Let the constant growth and improvement in.your own life.keep you so busy that you have no time left to criticize others.

  4. Brendan Hunt:

    I might have said a racial slur once or twice other times in my life. But that's not something that I believe, that's not something that I ascribe to. And it was said to kind of get a rise out of him and get him mad at me almost to see if he would even criticize me in any way.

  5. Marsha Blackburn:

    Conservative women trailblazers have been mocked and maligned by the liberal press for years, you learn to deal with it and not make excuses. When Vice President Kamala Harris took office, she knew she was charting a new path and would have to prove herself at every step along the way. She could have used her platform to protect the women and girls in Afghanistan, secure the southern border, or reduce crime in our cities. Instead, she tossed aside the historic opportunity she had been given to criticize the tough media environment conservative women have been successfully navigating for decades.

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