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Synonyms for criticize
ˈkrɪt əˌsaɪz

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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"

    Synonyms:
    bump, strike hard, knock, ping, pink, criticise, rap, pick apart, tap

    Antonyms:
    praise

  2. criticize, criticise(verb)

    act as a critic

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

    Synonyms:
    pick apart, criticise, knock

    Antonyms:
    praise

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    criticise, criticizes, slam, slams, critique, criticizing

How to pronounce criticize?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
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How to say criticize in sign language?

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How to use criticize in a sentence?

  1. Michael Clark:

    Once the ‘crisis’ of the moment passes and the news media does not need a shrill voice to criticize the FBI, our client, the United States of America, with all of its issues, remains the greatest nation on this planet.

  2. Kirsten Wild:

    A bit upsetting to see comments aimed at Kirsten though, it's easy to criticize from a slow-mo aerial shot.

  3. John Rhys-Davies:

    They are afraid of being judged as being partisan. Heaven forbid that we should criticize people who, after all, share a different value system. 'But it's all relevant. It's all equally relative. We're all the same. And God and the devil, they're the same, aren't they, really? Right and wrong? It's really just two faces of the same coin,' we have lost our moral compass completely, and, unless we find it, we're going to lose our civilization. I think we're going to lose Western European Christian civilization, anyway.

  4. Pierre Gallois:

    If you put tomfoolery into a computer, nothing comes out of it but tomfoolery. But this tomfoolery, having passed through a very expensive machine, is somehow enobled and no-one dares criticize it.

  5. Sinan Ulgen:

    It serves Bahceli’s purpose more to see the HDP acquire cabinet positions under an election government, they want to be able to criticize AKP and Erdogan from the sidelines ... and use that in their election campaign. They actually want Erdogan to call early elections. That's the MHP's strategy I think.


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