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criticize (also criticise) /ˈkrɪtəsaɪz, ˈkrɪtɪsaɪz/ verb

نقد ادبی کردن ، انتقاد کردن ، نکوهش کردن ، قانون ـ فقه: انتقاد کردن ، علوم نظامی: مورد انتقاد قرار دادن
Synonyms: find fault with, carp, censure, condemn, disapprove of, disparage, knock (informal), put down, slate (informal)
Antonyms: praise
Contrasted words: approve, countenance, endorse, OK (or okay)
Related Idioms: find fault with, pull (or pick or tear) to pieces, take to task
Related Words: blast, castigate, fulminate (against), fustigate, roast, scathe
English Thesaurus: criticize, be critical of somebody/something, attack, lay into somebody/tear into somebody, tear somebody/something to shreds, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

criticize W3 (also criticise British English) /ˈkrɪtəsaɪz, ˈkrɪtɪsaɪz/ verb
[Word Family: noun: critic, criticism; verb: criticize; adverb: criticallyuncritically; adjective: criticaluncritical]

1. [intransitive and transitive] to express your disapproval of someone or something, or to talk about their faults Antonym : praise:
Ron does nothing but criticize and complain all the time.
be strongly/sharply/heavily criticized
The decision has been strongly criticized by teachers.
The new law has been widely criticized.
criticize somebody/something for (doing) something
He has been criticized for incompetence.
Doctors have criticized the government for failing to invest enough in the health service.
criticize somebody/something as something
The report has been criticized as inaccurate and incomplete.

2. [transitive] formal to express judgments about the good and bad qualities of something:
We look at each other’s work and criticize it.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADV. bitterly, fiercely, heavily, roundly, severely, sharply, strongly | openly, publicly She has openly criticized the government.
implicitly | justifiably, rightly Their record on human rights has been justifiably criticized.
constantly, frequently, repeatedly | reportedly
PREP. for She criticized the system for being secretive.
PHRASES be widely criticized (as sth) The law was widely criticized as racist.
criticize sb/sth on the grounds that The film was criticized on the grounds that it glorifies violence.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


strongly/severely/heavily criticize somebody/something
Public transport has been severely criticized in the report.
sharply/harshly/fiercely criticize somebody/something (=in an angry way)
His attorney sharply criticized the police yesterday.
be widely criticized
The proposal was widely criticized.
publicly criticize somebody/something
The head coach publicly criticized the referee’s decision.
roundly criticize somebody/something (=strongly and severely)
Their research has been roundly criticized.
openly criticize somebody/something (=in a public and direct way)
They openly criticized the government’s handling of the crisis.
repeatedly/frequently/constantly criticize
The fashion industry is frequently criticized for presenting extremely thin models as beautiful.
be quick to criticize somebody/something
Some groups were quick to criticize the President.
criticize somebody/something on the grounds that (=for the reason that)
The survey was criticized on the grounds that the sample was too small.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی criticize) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.82 : 2352
4.82دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی criticize)
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