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criticize

crit·i·cize

criticize

 
 
pronunciation:
krI tih saIz
part of speech: verb
inflections: criticized, criticizes, criticizing
definition 1: to judge what is good or bad in.
The writer did a good job criticizing the new play.
synonyms:
assess, judge
similar words:
analyze, appraise, estimate, examine, treat
definition 2: to find problems or mistakes in.
He criticizes everything that I say.
synonyms:
blame
antonyms:
acclaim, commend, compliment, praise
similar words:
condemn, denounce, pan, slam
derivation: criticizingly (adv.)