What are some alternative words for characterize?

Synonyms for characterizeˈkær ɪk təˌraɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. qualify, characterize, characterise(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"

    restrict, dispose, characterise, modify, stipulate, specify, characterize, qualify, measure up, condition

  2. characterize, characterise(verb)

    be characteristic of

    "What characterizes a Venetian painting?"

    characterise, characterize, qualify

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. characterize(v. a.)

    distinguish, designate, mark

  2. characterize(v. a.)

    describe, set forth the character of, specify the peculiarities of

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List of paraphrases:

characterise, characterization, describe, characterisation

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