глагол то же, что и criticise 1) критиковать; выступать в роли критика Синоним(ы): carp 2) порицать, хулить, критиковать, осуждать, относиться отрицательно Например: to criticize the rights of kings — осуждать права королей to criticize severely — подвергнуть суровой критике, раскритиковать Синоним(ы): animadvert, censure
verb (-cized; -cizing) intransitive verb to act as a critic transitive verb 1. to consider the merits and demerits of and judge accordingly; evaluate 2. to find fault with; point out the faults of • criticizable adjective • criticizer noun Synonyms: criticize, reprehend, censure, reprobate, condemn, denounce mean to find fault with openly. criticize implies finding fault especially with methods or policies or intentions Example: criticized the police for using violence. reprehend implies both criticism and severe rebuking Example: reprehends the self-centeredness of today's students. censure carries a strong suggestion of authority and of reprimanding Example: a Senator formally censured by his peers. reprobate implies strong disapproval or firm refusal to sanction Example: reprobated his son's unconventional lifestyle. condemn usually suggests an unqualified and final unfavorable judgment Example: condemned the government's racial policies. denounce adds to condemn the implication of a public declaration Example: a pastoral letter denouncing abortion.