What are some alternative words for characterize?

Synonyms for characterize
ˈkær ɪk təˌraɪz

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term characterize.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. qualify, characterize, characterise(verb)

    describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of

    "You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist"; "This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover"

    Synonyms:
    restrict, dispose, characterise, modify, stipulate, specify, qualify, measure up, condition

  2. characterize, characterise(verb)

    be characteristic of

    "What characterizes a Venetian painting?"

    Synonyms:
    characterise, qualify

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. characterize

    Synonyms:
    mark, distinguish, describe, particularize, style, designate, individualize, specify, identify

    Antonyms:
    hint, insinuate, sketch, suggest, adumbrate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. characterize(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    distinguish, designate, mark

  2. characterize(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    describe, set forth the character of, specify the peculiarities of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. characterize(v)

    Synonyms:
    distinguish

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    characterise, characterization, describe, characterisation

How to pronounce characterize?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say characterize in sign language?

  1. characterize

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankword
#792style
#834mark
#1067condition
#2244identify
#3114describe
#3475modify
#3823specify
#6428qualify
#9424restrict
#9475characterization
#10269distinguish
#13120designate
#16141dispose
#17004characterize
#31397characterisation
#45303stipulate
#53626characterise
#130895individualize

Translations for characterize

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for characterize »

Translation

Find a translation for the characterize synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Images & Illustrations of characterize

  1. characterize
    characterize
    characterize
    characterize
    characterize

Discuss these characterize synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"characterize." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 18 Feb. 2020. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/characterize>.

Are we missing a good synonym for characterize?

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for characterize:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.