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CRITIQUE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does critique mean? 

CRITIQUE (noun)
  The noun CRITIQUE has 2 senses:

1. an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
2. a serious examination and judgment of something

  Familiarity information: CRITIQUE used as a noun is rare.


CRITIQUE (verb)
  The verb CRITIQUE has 1 sense:

1. appraise critically

  Familiarity information: CRITIQUE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CRITIQUE (noun)


Sense 1critique [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

critical review; critique; review article; review

Hypernyms ("critique" is a kind of...):

criticism; literary criticism (a written evaluation of a work of literature)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "critique"):

book review (a critical review of a book (usually a recently published book))

notice (a short critical review)

rave (an extravagantly enthusiastic review)


Sense 2critique [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A serious examination and judgment of something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

criticism; critique

Context example:

constructive criticism is always appreciated

Hypernyms ("critique" is a kind of...):

critical analysis; critical appraisal (an appraisal based on careful analytical evaluation)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "critique"):

examen (a critical study (as of a writer's work))

knock; roast (negative criticism)

self-criticism (criticism of yourself)


CRITIQUE (verb)


Sense 1critique [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Appraise critically

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

critique; review

Context examples:

She reviews books for the New York Times / Please critique this performance

Hypernyms (to "critique" is one way to...):

evaluate; judge; pass judgment (form a critical opinion of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "critique"):

peer review; referee (evaluate professionally a colleague's work)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue critique the movie


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