animadvert upon

1.
Remark, notice, note, take notice of, mention, consider.
2.
Censure, disapprove, find fault with, object to, take exception to, protest against, criticise severely.

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  • animadvert upon — index censure, expostulate, lash (attack verbally) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • animadvert — verb /anɪmədˈvəːt/ a) To turn judicial attention (to); to punish or criticise. …that I have omitted many particulars, which it is proper to animadvert upon, in order to compleat the Secret History… b) To criticise, censure …   Wiktionary

  • Animadvert — An i*mad*vert , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Animadverted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Animadverting}.] [L. animadvertere; animus mind + advertere to turn to; ad to + vertere to turn.] 1. To take notice; to observe; commonly followed by that. Dr. H. More. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • animadvert — ► VERB (animadvert on/upon/against) formal ▪ criticize or censure. DERIVATIVES animadversion noun. ORIGIN Latin animadvertere, from animus mind + advertere to turn …   English terms dictionary

  • animadvert — [an΄i məd vʉrt′, an΄əmad΄vʉrt′] vi. [L animadvertere, to observe, censure < animum (acc. of animus, mind) + advertere, to turn: see ANIMUS & ADVERT1] to comment (on or upon), esp. with disapproval; criticize adversely …   English World dictionary

  • animadvert — v. (formal) (D; intr.) to animadvert on, upon (to animadvert on corruption) * * * [ˌænɪmæd vɜːt] upon (to animadvert on corruption) (formal) (D; intr.) to animadvert on …   Combinatory dictionary

  • animadvert — animadverter, n. /an euh mad verrt /, v.i. 1. to comment unfavorably or critically (usually fol. by on or upon): to animadvert at length upon his faulty use of English. v.t. 2. Obs. to take cognizance or notice of. [1630 40; < L animadvertere to… …   Universalium

  • animadvert on/upon/against — formal criticize or censure. → animadvert …   English new terms dictionary

  • animadvert — [ˌanɪməd və:t] verb (animadvert on/upon/against) formal criticize or censure. Derivatives animadversion noun Origin ME (in the sense pay attention to ): from L. animadvertere, from animus mind + advertere to turn …   English new terms dictionary

  • animadvert — /ænəmædˈvɜt / (say anuhmad vert) verb (t) 1. to remark. –phrase 2. animadvert on (or upon), to comment critically on. {Latin animadvertere regard, notice} …   Australian English dictionary

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