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Verb: criticize  'kri-ti,sIz
  1. Find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
    "The paper criticized the new movie";
    - knock, criticise [Brit], pick apart, damn
     
  2. Act as a critic
    "Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either";
    - criticise [Brit]

Derived forms: criticized, criticizes, criticizing

Type of: act, comment, notice, point out, remark

Antonym: praise

Encyclopedia: Criticize