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Synonyms for characterize
ˈkær ɪk təˌraɪzchar·ac·ter·ize

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  1. characterize

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

    Antonyms:
    hint, insinuate, sketch, suggest, adumbrate

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  1. qualify, characterize, characteriseverb

    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, characteriseverb

    be characteristic of

    "What characterizes a Venetian painting?"

    Synonyms:
    characterise, qualify

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  1. characterizeverb

    Synonyms:
    distinguish, designate, mark

  2. characterizeverb

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

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  1. characterizeverb

    Synonyms:
    distinguish

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  1. List of paraphrases for "characterize":

    characterise, characterization, describe, characterisation

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How to use characterize in a sentence?

  1. Former President Bill Clinton:

    I don't know how you would characterize the gang leaders who got 13-year-old kids hopped up on crack and sent them out onto the streets to murder other African-American children, maybe you thought they were good citizens, she didn’t.

  2. Andrew McCarthy:

    I think by taking the meeting, and I don't think you need a lot of training for this, by taking the meeting, you've made yourself beholden to Putin in terms of however Donald Trump wants to characterize it down the road, so that even if nothing inappropriate happens at the meeting, you have that vulnerability as well.

  3. Maya Santamaria:

    I wouldn't characterize them as knowing each other, we did all work together at the club at different points of time, certainly on Tuesday nights on and off. We were all working on the same team.

  4. Geoffroy Avard:

    We would like to characterize how life reclaims this environment, a main hypothesis from our study is that life in Costa Rica Poás volcano is able to survive on the fringes during these extreme environments. So we'd love to sample not only the crater lake but the shore line, connected groundwater systems, and anywhere where life might be harbored nearby.

  5. Ohio Gov. John Kasich:

    When you attack Hispanics, when you characterize all Muslims in a negative way, when you insult women, we don't think that that's good, we think, at this point in time more than any other time, we need to have America united, and we need to have an American president that's going to unite us and not divide us.


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