criticise

  • 1 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Criticise — Crit i*cise, v. i. 1. To act as a critic; to pass literary or artistic judgment; to play the critic; formerly used with on or upon. [1913 Webster] Several of these ladies, indeed, criticised upon the form of the association. Addison. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 criticise — [krit′ə sīz΄] vi., vt. criticised, criticising alt. Brit. sp. of CRITICIZE * * * …

    Universalium

  • 4 criticise — British English spelling of CRITICIZE (Cf. criticize); for suffix, see IZE (Cf. ize) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 criticise — [krit′ə sīz΄] vi., vt. criticised, criticising alt. Brit. sp. of CRITICIZE …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 criticise — v. 1) to criticise fairly; harshly, severely, sharply 2) (D; tr.) to criticise for (to criticise smb. for sloppy work) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 7 criticise — British variant of criticize …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 criticise — verb a) To evaluate (something), and judge its merits and faults They criticised him for endangering peoples lives. b) To find fault (with something) See Also: critic, critical …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 criticise — 01. She was [criticized] for not finishing the project on time. 02. Television reporters always [criticize] the government. 03. The student thought that the teacher s [criticism] was too harsh. 04. David Ben Gurion once said that the test of… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 10 criticise — crit|i|cise [ krıtı,saız ] a British spelling of criticize …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 criticise — [[t]krɪ̱tɪsaɪz[/t]] see criticize …

    English dictionary

  • 12 criticise — v. judge, give an evaluation of good and bad qualities (also spelled criticize) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13 criticise — v. a. Examine and estimate (as works of art or of literature), remark upon (with reference to merits and defects), pass judgment upon …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 14 criticise — UK [ˈkrɪtɪsaɪz] / US [ˈkrɪtɪˌsaɪz] criticize …

    English dictionary

  • 15 criticise — [ˈkrɪtɪˌsaɪz] a British spelling of criticize …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 16 criticise — [c]/ˈkrɪtəsaɪz / (say krituhsuyz) verb (criticised, criticising) –verb (i) 1. to make judgements as to merits and faults. 2. to find fault. –verb (t) 3. to judge or discuss the merits and faults of. 4. to find fault with. Also, criticize.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 criticise — verb 1. find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws (Freq. 2) The paper criticized the new movie Don t knock the food it s free • Syn: ↑knock, ↑criticize, ↑pick apart • Ant: ↑ …

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  • 18 Criticised — 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; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 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; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Bag out — criticise sarcastically or harshly; knock …

    Dictionary of Australian slang


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