qualify, characterize, characterise
Meaning: describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of; "You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist"; "This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover"
Meaning: be characteristic of; "What characterizes a Venetian painting?"
And these two traits are precisely what characterize the democratically constituted society.
A lady ought to have a modest and measured gait; too great hurry injures the grace which ought to characterize her.
The impressive phenomena which characterize it, the prodigious noise, the awful flash, the portentous gloom, the blast, the rain, have left a profound impression on the myths of every land.