Meaning of criticize

crit•i•cize

Pronunciation: (krit'u-sīz"), [key]
— v., -cized, -ciz•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to censure or find fault with.
  2. to judge or discuss the merits and faults of: to criticize three novels in one review.
—v.i.
  1. to find fault; judge unfavorably or harshly.
  2. to make judgments as to merits and faults.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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