verb. describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of.
- think of
- take away
verb. be characteristic of.
Sentences with characterise
1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Take note of items that characterise a sniper such as the rifle, gillie suit, webgear and body armour.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Hair loss and crusty skin around the dog's legs, head and face characterise this skin disease.
3. Verb, base form
But if your oven is emitting an odour you can only characterise as "weird," you will want to find out why.