DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

4 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 criticise
 (vt.)(vi.)批評,吹毛求疵,非難

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crit·i·cise v. t. [imp. & p. p. Criticised p. pr. & vb. n. Criticising.]
 1. To examine and judge as a critic; to pass literary or artistic judgment upon; as, to criticise an author; to criticise a picture.
 2. To express one's views as to the merit or demerit of; esp., to animadvert upon; to find fault with; as, to criticise conduct.
 Syn: -- criticize, pick apart.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crit·i·cise, v. i.
 1. To act as a critic; to pass literary or artistic judgment; to play the critic; -- formerly used with on or upon.
    Several of these ladies, indeed, criticised upon the form of the association.   --Addison.
 2. To discuss the merits or demerits of a thing or person; esp., to find fault.
    Cavil you may, but never criticise.   -- Pope.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 criticise
      v 1: find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or
           perceived flaws; "The paper criticized the new movie";
           "Don't knock the food--it's free" [syn: knock, criticize,
            pick apart] [ant: praise]
      2: act as a critic; "Those who criticize others often are not
         perfect, either" [syn: criticize]