English word criticize comes from English -ize, English critic.
Criticize detailed word origin explanation
|-ize || English (eng) ||Used to form verbs from nouns or adjectives, the verbs having the sense of "to make what is denoted by the noun/adjective". |
|critic || English (eng) ||(obsolete, ambitransitive) To criticise. (an act of criticism). (the art of criticism). A person who appraises the works of others.. A specialist in judging works of art.. An opponent.. One who criticizes; a person who finds fault. |
|criticize || English (eng) ||To evaluate (something), assessing its merits and faults.. To find fault (with something). |
Words with the same origin as criticize