Translation of "characterize" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb UK usually characterise uk /ˈkær.ɪk.tə.raɪz/ us /ˈker.ɪk.tɚ.aɪz/

Something that characterizes another thing is typical of it. to be typical of something

Bright colours and bold strokes characterize his early paintings.

to describe something by stating its main qualities

In her essay, she characterizes the whole era as a period of radical change.

(Translation of “characterize” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)