Associations to the word «Characterize»


CHARACTERIZE, verb. To depict someone or something a particular way (often negative)
CHARACTERIZE, verb. To determine the characteristics of

Dictionary definition

CHARACTERIZE, verb. Describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of; "You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist"; "This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover".
CHARACTERIZE, verb. Be characteristic of; "What characterizes a Venetian painting?".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley