Definition of Analyze

1. Verb. Consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning. "Sam and Sue analyze the movie "; "Analyze your real motives"




2. Verb. Make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features. "Analyze a chemical compound"
Exact synonyms: Analyse, Break Down, Dissect, Take Apart
Specialized synonyms: Parse, Botanise, Botanize
Derivative terms: Analyser, Analyst, Analyzer, Breakdown, Dissection, Dissection
Antonyms: Synthesize

3. Verb. Break down into components or essential features. "Analyze today's financial market"
Exact synonyms: Analyse
Specialized synonyms: Factor Analyse, Factor Analyze
Derivative terms: Analysis, Analyst, Analyzer

4. Verb. Subject to psychoanalytic treatment. "I was analyzed in Vienna by a famous psychiatrist"
Exact synonyms: Analyse, Psychoanalyse, Psychoanalyze
Category relationships: Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine, Psychopathology
Generic synonyms: Care For, Treat
Derivative terms: Analysis, Analyst, Psychoanalyst

Definition of Analyze

1. v. t. To subject to analysis; to resolve (anything complex) into its elements; to separate into the constituent parts, for the purpose of an examination of each separately; to examine in such a manner as to ascertain the elements or nature of the thing examined; as, to analyze a fossil substance; to analyze a sentence or a word; to analyze an action to ascertain its morality.

Definition of Analyze

1. Verb. (transitive) To subject to analysis. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To resolve (anything complex) into its elements. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To separate into the constituent parts, for the purpose of an examination of each separately. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To examine in such a manner as to ascertain the elements or nature of the thing examined; as, to analyze a fossil substance, to analyze a sentence or a word, or to analyze an action to ascertain its morality. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Analyze

1. to subject to analysis [v -LYZED, -LYZING, -LYZES]

Medical Definition of Analyze

1. To subject to analysis; to resolve (anything complex) into its elements; to separate into the constituent parts, for the purpose of an examination of each separately; to examine in such a manner as to ascertain the elements or nature of the thing examined; as, to analyze a fossil substance; to analyze a sentence or a word; to analyze an action to ascertain its morality. "No one, I presume, can analyze the sensations of pleasure or pain." (Darwin) Origin: Cf. F. Analyser. See Analysis. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Analyze

analytical review
analytical sensitivity
analytical specificity
analytically
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analyticity
analytick
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analyzable
analyzand
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analyzation
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analyze (current term)
analyzeable
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analyzis
anammox
anamneses
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anamnestic
anamnestic reaction
anamnestic response

Literary usage of Analyze

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1. Journal of Marie Bashkirtseff by Marie Bashkirtseff, Arthur D. Hall (1913)
"And yet, do not let us analyze the matter too closely, for pity's sake. Let us take only the pleasure ... Let us analyze the love, then, but never the man. ..."

2. Annual Report by Fairmount Park Art Association (1903)
"... the line of practicality or esthetic value, are yet, when you analyze them, really and primarily, first lessons in good citizenship. ..."

3. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"Unfortunately, the critical impulse was, from the very beginning, more powerful in him than the poetic impulse, the disposition to analyze and to teach more ..."

4. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"This finding illustrates the need to analyze mutants from individuals with high mutant frequencies at the molecular level in order to estimate hprt mutation ..."

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