Criticise meaning

kritəsīz
The definition of criticise is another spelling of criticize, which means to find fault or scold.

When you tell someone that the food he prepared is very bad, this is an example of when you criticise the food.

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To evaluate (something), and judge its merits and faults.
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To find fault (with something)

They criticised him for endangering people's lives.

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Origin of criticise

  • From Ancient Greek κριτικός (kritikos, “of or for judging, able to discern”), from κρίσις (krisis, “crisis”).
    From Wiktionary