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Synonyms for criticise

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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"

    bump, criticize, strike hard, knock, ping, pink, rap, pick apart, tap

  2. criticize, criticise(verb)

    act as a critic

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

    pick apart, knock, criticize

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. criticise

    examine, scan, perpend, analyze, discuss, anatomize, animadvert

    slur, survey, overlook, skim

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. criticise(v. a.)

    examine and estimate (as works of art or of literature), remark upon (with reference to merits and defects), pass judgment upon

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    criticize, criticising, criticism, critique, denounce, criticised, reproach, condemn

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  1. criticise

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How to use criticise in a sentence?

  1. Ilian Vassilev:

    This (investigation) looks like part of the attack against Overgas, instead of attacking Gazprom Export for not delivering on its contract, the government was content to criticise a Bulgarian company for failing to alert the state earlier.

  2. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban:

    Hungary did everything to fulfil regulations, don't criticise Hungary for doing what is compulsory.

  3. Richard Malka:

    This decision enshrines the freedom to criticise and enshrines the fact that his grievances were imaginary and unfounded.

  4. Jack Kim:

    It is the legitimate right of a sovereign state and a fair action that nobody can criticise.

  5. Richard Malka:

    We will not back down, otherwise none of this has any meaning, if you hold the banner 'I am Charlie', that means you have the right to blaspheme, you have the right to criticise my religion.

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