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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 for "criticize":

    criticise, criticizes, slam, slams, critique, criticizing

How to pronounce criticize?

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How to use criticize in a sentence?

  1. Alireza Salehi Nejad:

    If you want to criticize someone, do not compare him with an imaginary creature but yourself.

  2. Bill Mutell:

    CEOs aren't there to have coffee in the cafeteria with employees and to yuk it up, it's easy for the gallery to criticize when in fact I'd be curious to see how they would have done things differently.

  3. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban:

    Don't criticize Hungary for what is being done. Let Hungary do the job as it is written in the European regulations.

  4. David Kaye:

    I think there's still a risk for Modi in particular of appearing to be unable to handle sort of fundamental democratic principles like the right to peaceful assembly, the right to protest, the right to criticize and so forth, i think it'll be interesting to see if the Biden administration and other governments, who are friendly with India but are in the democratic camp, really encourage the government to take a different approach here.

  5. Marcus Aurelius:

    Whenever you are about to find fault with someone, ask yourself the following question: What fault of mine most nearly resembles the one I am about to criticize?

Images & Illustrations of criticize

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