|v. t.||1.||same as criticise; |
|Verb||1.||criticize - 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"|
praise - express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance"
|2.||criticize - act as a critic; "Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either"|