criticise definition

  • verb:
    • to judge (one thing), and judge its merits and faults
    • to get fault (with something)
    • act as a critic
    • get a hold of fault with; present criticism of; highlight genuine or perceived defects
  • verb-transitive:
    • To examine and assess as a critic; to pass through literary or creative view upon.
    • expressing your views as to the quality or demerit of; esp., to animadvert upon; to locate fault with.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To act as a critic; to pass through literary or imaginative view; to play the critic; -- formerly used with on or upon.
    • to talk about the merits or demerits of a thing or person; esp., to find fault.

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