Origin of characterize
OTHER WORDS FROM characterizechar·ac·ter·iz·a·ble, adjectivechar·ac·ter·iz·er, nounmis·char·ac·ter·ize, verb (used with object), mis·char·ac·ter·ized, mis·char·ac·ter·iz·ing.re·char·ac·ter·ize, verb (used with object), re·char·ac·ter·ized, re·char·ac·ter·iz·ing.
How to use characterize in a sentence
He likes small windows and greatly dislikes the sweeping areas of glass and metal that characterise the work of Richard Rogers.Imagining Prince Charles as King Makes All of Britain Wish They Could Leave Like Scotland|Clive Irving|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The tumult and license which usually characterise a general election were more than ordinarily rampant and intolerant.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
Very little of that unctuous spasmodic shouting, which used to characterise Wesleyanism, is heard in Lune-street Chapel.
Good sound sense, neatly adjusted argument, newness of thought, and clear illustration characterise his expressions.
For the rest, it is what we have attempted to characterise as poetical rant—imagination grown raving and delirious.
What epithet ought one to apply to Timaeus, and what word will properly characterise him?