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One entry found for characterize.
Entry Word: characterize
Function: verb
Text: 1 to point out the chief quality or qualities of an individual or group <how would you characterize the mission of this environmental organization?>
Synonyms define, depict, describe, portray, represent
Related Words categorize, classify, pigeonhole, type; identify, indicate, name, specify; distinguish, individualize, mark, particularize, stamp
2 to be an important feature of <an unsightly rash characterizes chicken pox>
Synonyms distinguish, mark
Related Words differentiate; customize, individualize, particularize