Synonyms for (verb) characterize

Synonyms: characterise, characterize, qualify

Definition: describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of

Usage: You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist; This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover

Similar words: think of, remember

Definition: keep in mind for attention or consideration

Usage: Remember the Alamo; Remember to call your mother every day!; Think of the starving children in India!


Synonyms: characterise, characterize

Definition: be characteristic of

Usage: What characterizes a Venetian painting?

Similar words: mark, distinguish, differentiate

Definition: be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense

Usage: His modesty distinguishes him from his peers