Definition of Critique

1. Noun. An essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play).

Exact synonyms: Critical Review, Review, Review Article
Generic synonyms: Criticism, Literary Criticism
Specialized synonyms: Book Review, Notice, Rave
Derivative terms: Review



2. Verb. Appraise critically. "Sam and Sue critique the movie "; "Please critique this performance"
Exact synonyms: Review
Generic synonyms: Evaluate, Judge, Pass Judgment
Specialized synonyms: Peer Review, Referee
Derivative terms: Review, Review, Reviewer

3. Noun. A serious examination and judgment of something. "Constructive criticism is always appreciated"
Exact synonyms: Criticism
Generic synonyms: Critical Analysis, Critical Appraisal
Specialized synonyms: Examen, Knock, Roast, Self-criticism
Derivative terms: Critical, Criticise

Definition of Critique

1. n. The art of criticism.

2. v. t. To criticise or pass judgment upon.

Definition of Critique

1. Noun. Essay in which another piece of work is criticised, reviewed, etc. ¹

2. Verb. (American English) To review something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Critique

1. to judge as a critic [v -TIQUED, -TIQUING, -TIQUES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Critique

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Literary usage of Critique

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1. History of Philosophy by Alfred Weber (1904)
"critique of Judgment' While the critique of Practical Reason, with its categorical imperative, its primacy of the conscience, and its absolute independence ..."

2. History of Philosophy by Alfred Weber (1896)
"critique of Judgment' While the critique of Practical Reason, with its categorical imperative, its primacy of the conscience, and its absolute independence ..."

3. A History of Modern Philosophy: A Sketch of the History of Philosophy from by Harald Høffding (1908)
"(d) critique of Speculative Philosophy With respect to the Ideas of Reason an objective deduction has proved impossible. And yet attempts have been made to ..."

4. How to Catalogue a Library: roman inédit by Henry Benjamin Wheatley, Stendhal, Casimir Stryienski (1889)
"... Cette critique est une sorte de sommaire raisonné de la première partie du roman ; c'est au moment où Beyle avait repris son travail, en mars 1842, ..."

5. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1920)
"A critique of the US Bureau of Education CL STAPLES, PH. D., CLERK IN THK RESEARCH DIVISION, BUREAU or FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC COMMERCE, WASHINGTON, ..."

6. Kant and His English Critics: A Comparison of Critical and Empirical Philosophy by John Watson (1881)
"TT is no longer possible for any one but a superficial reader of the critique of Pure Reason to regard Kant as a benighted "a priori" philosopher of the ..."

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