Examples of characterize in a Sentence
How would you characterize the situation?
I would characterize this as a positive change for our company.
She had difficulty characterizing their relationship.
His personality is hard to characterize.
Farms and large flat fields characterize most of the area.
the beliefs that characterized Europe in the 15th century
Recent Examples of characterize from the Web
The recent history of Silver Lane has been characterized by high hopes and false starts.
That complicated ownership structure, rather unlike rival Netflix, has been characterized as a drag on the company’s ability to make decisions.
After Saddam For Iraqi science, the years since Saddam’s toppling have mostly been characterized by violence, neglect, and dire financial straits.
This year’s election has been characterized by mixed feelings over the prospects of change.
Brown has been characterized by Washington media as having a lot in common with Trump because both criticize trade deals, both want more worker training and both want an expansive highway-and-bridge-building program.
The efforts by Frosh and other Democrats already have been characterized by Republicans as blatant political attempts to damage Trump.
Since the market's 10% drop in February, the first such dip in two years, the broad Standard & Poor's 500 index has essentially gone flat — down 1% in a year that has so far been characterized by sideways trading and stagnant prices.
But in a race that has been characterized by attacks, most of the barbs on Sunday were aimed at Braun, a wealthy businessman who has poured millions of dollars of his own money into the race.
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CHARACTERIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of characterize for English Language Learners
: to describe the character or special qualities of (someone or something)
: to be a typical feature or quality of (someone or something)
CHARACTERIZE Defined for Kids
Definition of characterize for Students
- I would characterize this as a positive change.
- Mystery and intrigue characterize this story.
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