Criticising
Criticise Crit"i*cise (kr?t"?-s?z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Criticised} (-s?zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Criticising}.] [Written also, more analogically, but less commonly, criticize.] [Cf. G. kritisiren. See {Critic}.] 1. To examine and judge as a critic; to pass literary or artistic judgment upon; as, to criticise an author; to criticise a picture. [1913 Webster]

2. To express one's views as to the merit or demerit of; esp., to animadvert upon; to find fault with; as, to criticise conduct. --Blackwood's Mag.

Syn: criticize, pick apart. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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