Definition of characterize:
represent, rank, restrict, condition, distinguish, epitomize, character, grade, classify, embody, differentiate, exemplify, modify, designate, bracket, specific, typify, term, portray, individualize, words, tag, categorize, mark, describe, feature, call, sort, enter into, come down to, class, dispose, characterise, label, name, singularize, style, signalize, specify, measure up, qualify, stipulate, depict, set apart, same, discriminate, group, define, delineate, identify.
The French form of Miss Julia's Christian name is, on the other hand, in keeping with the author's intention, aiming at an expression of the foreign sympathies and manners which began to characterize the Swedish nobility in the eighteenth century, and which continued to assert themselves almost to the end of the nineteenth.- "Plays by August Strindberg, Second series", August Strindberg.
- "The Last Shot", Frederick Palmer.
- "The Elements of Geology", William Harmon Norton.