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Overview of verb characterize

The verb characterize has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (9) qualify, characterize, characterise

(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")

2. (8) characterize, characterise

(be characteristic of; "What characterizes a Venetian painting?") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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