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sat·i·rize

 (săt′ə-rīz′)
tr.v. sat·i·rized, sat·i·riz·ing, sat·i·riz·es
To ridicule or attack by means of satire.

satirize

(ˈsætəˌraɪz) or

satirise

vb
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) to deride (a person or thing) by means of satire
ˌsatiriˈzation, ˌsatiriˈsation n
ˈsatiˌrizer, ˈsatiˌriser n

sat•i•rize

(ˈsæt əˌraɪz)

v. -rized, -riz•ing. v.t.
1. to attack or ridicule with satire.
v.i.
2. to write satires; attack with satire.
[1595–1605]
sat′i•riz`a•ble, adj.
sat`i•ri•za′tion, n.
sat′i•riz`er, n.

satirize


Past participle: satirized
Gerund: satirizing

Imperative
satirize
satirize
Present
I satirize
you satirize
he/she/it satirizes
we satirize
you satirize
they satirize
Preterite
I satirized
you satirized
he/she/it satirized
we satirized
you satirized
they satirized
Present Continuous
I am satirizing
you are satirizing
he/she/it is satirizing
we are satirizing
you are satirizing
they are satirizing
Present Perfect
I have satirized
you have satirized
he/she/it has satirized
we have satirized
you have satirized
they have satirized
Past Continuous
I was satirizing
you were satirizing
he/she/it was satirizing
we were satirizing
you were satirizing
they were satirizing
Past Perfect
I had satirized
you had satirized
he/she/it had satirized
we had satirized
you had satirized
they had satirized
Future
I will satirize
you will satirize
he/she/it will satirize
we will satirize
you will satirize
they will satirize
Future Perfect
I will have satirized
you will have satirized
he/she/it will have satirized
we will have satirized
you will have satirized
they will have satirized
Future Continuous
I will be satirizing
you will be satirizing
he/she/it will be satirizing
we will be satirizing
you will be satirizing
they will be satirizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been satirizing
you have been satirizing
he/she/it has been satirizing
we have been satirizing
you have been satirizing
they have been satirizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been satirizing
you will have been satirizing
he/she/it will have been satirizing
we will have been satirizing
you will have been satirizing
they will have been satirizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been satirizing
you had been satirizing
he/she/it had been satirizing
we had been satirizing
you had been satirizing
they had been satirizing
Conditional
I would satirize
you would satirize
he/she/it would satirize
we would satirize
you would satirize
they would satirize
Past Conditional
I would have satirized
you would have satirized
he/she/it would have satirized
we would have satirized
you would have satirized
they would have satirized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.satirize - ridicule with satire; "The writer satirized the politician's proposal"
blackguard, guy, jest at, laugh at, make fun, poke fun, ridicule, roast, rib - subject to laughter or ridicule; "The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"; "The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher"; "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday"

satirize

verb ridicule, parody, send up (Brit. informal), take off (informal), criticize, deride, travesty, pillory, lampoon, burlesque, diss (slang, chiefly U.S.), hold up to ridicule The newspaper satirized our political leaders.
Translations
zesměšnit satirou
lave en satire over
snúa upp í háî
satirizovať
hicvetmek

satirize

[ˈsætəraɪz] VTsatirizar

satirize

[ˈsætɪraɪz] vtfaire la satire de, satiriser

satirize

vtsatirisch darstellen or (written also) → beschreiben; his novel satirizes or in his novel he satirizes contemporary American lifesein Roman ist eine Satire auf die zeitgenössische amerikanische Lebensart

satirize

[ˈsætəˌraɪz] vtsatireggiare

satire

(ˈsӕtaiə) noun
(a piece of) writing etc that makes someone look foolish. a satire on university life.
saˈtirical (-ˈti-) adjective
1. of satire. satirical writing.
2. mocking. in a satirical mood.
ˈsatirist (-ˈti-) noun
a person who writes or performs satire(s).
ˈsatirize, ˈsatirise (-ti-) verb
to make look foolish by using satire.
References in classic literature ?
I have often thought that, by the particular description of Cerberus, the porter of hell, in the 6th Aeneid, Virgil might possibly intend to satirize the porters of the great men in his time; the picture, at least, resembles those who have the honour to attend at the doors of our great men.
A popular feature, the "Consumer Watchdog Dog House," allows consumers to take a photo with their phone and satirize or applaud a politician, company or product and share it with their networks.
If you went that far, you might as well satirize New Deal or Great Society programs.
How better to investigate and satirize contemporary mores than through the eyes of a high-school guidance counselor who is juggling the demands of status-hungry parents and their anxious children?
While, for example, most of the artists who worked outside and against the nationalist continuum of Serbia in the '90s avoided dealing directly with the mass-media imagery that enforced the regime's glamorization of violence, the artist and well-known actor Uros Duric chose to directly address and satirize the linked cultures of war and pornography.
Some praise love; others satirize it, all do their part to reveal the many faceted splendors of a truly mysterious emotion.
In a world where Entertainment Tonight's Jann Carl and the New York Post's Cindy Adams have steady gigs, it's difficult to satirize entertainment journalism.
On the one hand: Cheer as the Capitol Steps musically satirize Republican politicos.
Since this is a presidential election year, they will have an abundance of candidates to satirize, ensuring an evening of delicious fun.
They are characterized as belonging to the familiar type, but if it were the intention of the obscure men to satirize the scholastic style, one could ask oneself whether this use of spontaneity, quasi-naturalness, and the ex improviso character is made up for a higher ideal only (the ironical and satirical situation is mentioned several times, but real conclusions are lacking).
Second City's Alexander said the limitations of an all-white cast became obvious to him in the wake of the 1992 Los Angeles riots when performers struggled to effectively satirize the racially charged events.
For Arcand, always considered one of Canada's most intelligent directors, to use his formidable skills to satirize the fashion industry is rather like taking a howitzer to blast a butterfly.