find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws;
"The paper criticized the new movie"
"Don't knock the food--it's free"
act as a critic;
"Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either"
- He always picks on small points to criticise.
- Many people criticise George Catlin.
- City manager Stuart Pearce refused to criticise Styles for missing Drogba's infringement.
- All that uncertainty can give a manufacturer problems when researching figures, but also makes it very difficult to criticise the results.