HyperDic: characterise

English > 2 senses of the word characterise:
VERBstativecharacterise, characterizebe characteristic of
communicationcharacterise, qualify, characterizedescribe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of
English > characterise: 2 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe characteristic of.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymcharacterize
NarrowerdefineDetermine the nature of
individuateGive individual character to
Broaderdistinguish, mark, differentiateBe a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait
Spanishcaracterizar
Catalancaracteritzar
Nounscharactera characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
English > characterise: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningdescribe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsqualify, characterize
Narrowerdistinguish, mark, differentiateBe a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait
stampReveal clearly as having a certain character
Broaderremember, think ofKeep in mind / mind for attention or consideration
Spanishcalificar, caracterizar
Catalancaracteritzar, qualificar
Nounscharactera characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
charactera formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability
characterisationa graphic or vivid verbal description
characterisationthe act of describing distinctive / distinctive characteristics / characteristics or essential features

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