To render deserving of a descriptor by having or enumerating certain necessary characteristics:
To have or show the distinctive characteristics of; be typical of; exemplify
To represent by a symbol or symbols
To indicate or communicate by signs or symbols:
To assign to a category or categories; classify
To outline is to summarize the main points or to draw the outer edge of something.
To show or indicate by a mark or marks
To suggest or demonstrate the necessity, expedience, or advisability of:
To produce (a mark or pattern) on a surface by pressure.
To separate or mark off by differences; perceive or show the difference in; differentiate
To point out; mark out; indicate; specify
To represent by drawing; to draw a plan of; to delineate; to trace or mark out.
To picture in words; describe
To outline or mark out.
To determine with precision; to mark out with distinctness; to ascertain or exhibit clearly.
To consider oneself as sharing certain characteristics or attitudes as another:
To set apart as being different; to mark as different; to separate from another by discerning differences; to distinguish.
To make individual; mark as different from other persons or things
To become distinct or specialized; acquire a different character.
To call by a term; name
To apply a descriptive name to; call by an epithet
To call or name; designate:
To designate, mention, or refer to by name
To identify or designate with a descriptive term; describe or classify:
To name, identify or describe.
Find another word for characterizes. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for characterizes, like: qualifies, typifies, symbolizes, represents, portrays, pigeonholes, outlines, marks, indicates, imprints and distinguishes.