What does criticize mean?

Definitions for criticize
ˈkrɪt əˌsaɪzcrit·i·cize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart(verb)

    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, criticise(verb)

    act as a critic

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

Wiktionary

  1. criticize(Verb)

    to find fault (with something)

  2. criticize(Verb)

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

  3. Origin: 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

How to pronounce criticize?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say criticize in sign language?

  1. criticize

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. Vince Lombardi:

    Praise in public criticize in private.

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    Don’t criticize or speak ill of a blind man.

  3. Marcus Tullius Cicero:

    I criticize by creation - not by finding fault.

  4. Brunhilde Pomsel:

    There was really nothing to criticize about him.

  5. Abraham Lincoln:

    He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help.

Images & Illustrations of criticize

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