Definition of Criticise

1. Verb. Find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws. "Don't knock the food--it's free"




2. Verb. Act as a critic. "Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either"
Exact synonyms: Criticize
Generic synonyms: Act
Derivative terms: Critic, Critic, Critic

Definition of Criticise

1. v. t. To examine and judge as a critic; to pass literary or artistic judgment upon; as, to criticise an author; to criticise a picture.

2. v. i. To act as a critic; to pass literary or artistic judgment; to play the critic; -- formerly used with on or upon.

Definition of Criticise

1. Verb. To evaluate (something), and judge its merits and faults ¹

2. Verb. To find fault (with something) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Criticise

1. [v -CISED, -CISING, -CISES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Criticise

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critical thinking
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Literary usage of Criticise

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1. English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1881)
"criticise, г. Animadversión. То cens-иге expresses lesa than to animadvert or criticise ; one may always «71- ..."

2. The Proceedings and Addresses at the Freethinkers' Convention Held at by New York Freethinker's Association (1878)
"HAVE WE A EIGHT TO criticise JESUS? Why not, if he be a man, the same as any other man ? If he be the Son of God, or the very God, and took on himself ..."

3. Publications by Scotland Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Scotland) (1854)
"Though his talent is much more to criticise than to build anew, he cannot fail to suggest many useful reflections. I must defer my other inquiries till ..."

4. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1894)
"It is not the intention to criticise these methods, but rather to show how an instrument lacking these improvements can be made adjustable by a person not a ..."

5. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"No one can criticise the novel with any justice to the writer, without keeping constantly in mind that her object is not so much a consistent or even ..."

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