The report has been criticized as inaccurate and incomplete.
2 [transitive]formalto express judgments about the good and bad qualities of something:
We look at each other's work and criticize it.
WORD FOCUS: criticize WORD FOCUS: criticize to criticize someone or something very strongly:attack, lay into, tear somebody/something to shreds, pillory, pan to criticize someone unfairly:put somebody down, slag somebody offBrE informal, talk about somebody behind their back, bitch aboutinformal to criticize small details:pick holes
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.