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[kɹˈɪtɪsˌa͡ɪz], [kɹˈɪtɪsˌa‍ɪz], [k_ɹ_ˈɪ_t_ɪ_s_ˌaɪ_z]

Synonyms for Criticize:

accuse (verb)

accuse, allege, arraign, blame, charge, cite, complain, condemn, denounce, impeach, implicate, impute, incriminate, inculpate, reproach, scold.

criticize (verb)

castigate, censure, chide, disparage, reprimand.

disapprove (verb)

admonish, chasten, chastise, defame, defile, denigrate, deprecate, deride, disapprove, discredit, renounce, scorn, upbraid, vilify.

Other synonyms and related words:

Chevy, Crab, Discommend, Momus, Vilipend, Whinge, abhor, abuse, advise, affront, analyse, animadvert, animadvert on, annotate, annoy, appraise, asperse, assail, assay, assess, attack, avile, backbite, backcap, bad-mouth, badger, ballyrag, bash, bawl out, be abusive, be censorious, bear down on, beat-up, become abusive, belabor, belabour, belittle, bemoan, berate, bespatter, bewail, blacken, blast, blister, blow up, blow upon, boo, bother, brand, bring to book, bully, bullyrag, bump, call into question, call to account, calumniate, carp, carp at, carper, carpet, cast aspersions, cavil, cavil at, caviler, censor, cheapen, chew out, chivvy, chivy, clobber, come, come down on, comment, comment on, comment upon, condemnation, contemn, correct, criminate, criticise, criticizer, critique, cry down, cut down, cut to bits, cut up, de-emphasize, deal with, declaim, decry, define, degrade, demean, demur, denunciate, deplore, depreciate, derogate, descant, despise, destroy, detract, detract from, devaluate, devalue, devastate, diminish, disapprove of, discipline, disclaim, discourse, discuss, disdain, dishonour, dislike, disparagement, dispute, disrespect, dissert, dissertate, do a number on, dog, downgrade, dress down, elucidate, estimate, evaluate, examine, excoriate, explain, explicate, fault, faultfinder, find fault, find fault with, fire at, flay, fluff, frown on, frown upon, fulminate, fulminate against, fuss, fustigate, get, get to, gift, give a dressing-down, give a row, give a wigging, give bad press, give hell, give opinion, give the business, give what for, gloss, go into, goad, gripe, grouse, hammer, handle, harass, harry, hector, henpeck, hissing, hit, hold accountable blame, hold responsible blame, hold to blame, impugn, indict, inquire, inquire into, insult, interpret, inveigh against, investigate, irk, irritate, judge, jump all over, jump down throat, jump on, keelhaul, kibitz, kick, kiss off, knock, knocker, kvetch, lace into, lambaste, lampoon, lash, lash out, lay at door, lecture, lessen, let have it, libel, light into, look down on, malign, minimize, mitigate, moan, moralize, moralize upon, muckrake, nag, nag at, needle, nettle, nibble at, niggle, nit-pick, nitpick, note down, object, object to, oppugn, pan, pass judgment on, pass under review, peck at, penalize, pester, pettifog, pick, pick a hole, pick apart, pick at, pick holes, pick holes in, pick on, pick to pieces, pillory, pin ears back, plague, play down, point at, point to, pooh-pooh, pounce on, pounce upon, probe, provoke, pull, pull apart, pull to pieces, punish, put, quibble, rail, rail against, rail at, rap, rap knuckles, rate, rebel, rebuke, recriminate, reduce, regret, reject, remark, remark upon, remonstrate, remonstrate against, remonstrate with, reprehend, reprobate, reproof, reprove, review, revile, ride, ridicule, rip, rip into, roast, rubbish, ruin, run, sail into, satirize, scald, scathe, scoff at, scorch, scrutinise, scrutinize, shame, shoot at, skin, skin alive, slam, slander, slap wrist, slate, slight, slog, slug, smellfungus, sneer at, sniff, snipe, snipe at, split hairs, strike hard, study, survey, take down, take exception, take to task, talk, talk down, task, taste, taunt, tear into, tease, tell off, test, tick off, to criticize, torment, touch upon, traduce, translate, trash, treat, treat of, trim, trivialize, tut-tut, twit, underestimate, underrate, undervalue, value, vex, vituperate, vituperation, vociferate, warn, wig, worry, write up, zap.

Rhymes for Criticize:

  1. politicize;

Quotes for Criticize:

  1. Criticize the act, not the person. Mary Kay Ash.
  2. No matter how well you do, no matter how successful you are, they're always going to criticize you. Todd Bridges.
  3. A lot of people criticize the primaries, but I think they are absolutely essential to the education of the President of the United States. Pierre Salinger.

Idioms of Criticize:

  1. criticize sm for sth;