Definition of Anatomize

1. Verb. Dissect in order to analyze. "Anatomize the bodies of the victims of this strange disease"

Exact synonyms: Anatomise
Generic synonyms: Dissect
Derivative terms: Anatomy, Anatomy, Anatomy



2. Verb. Analyze down to the smallest detail. "This writer anatomized the depth of human behavior"
Generic synonyms: Analyse, Analyze, Canvas, Canvass, Examine, Study
Derivative terms: Anatomy

Definition of Anatomize

1. v. t. To dissect; to cut in pieces, as an animal vegetable body, for the purpose of displaying or examining the structure and use of the several parts.

Definition of Anatomize

1. Verb. To inspect or investigate by dissection. ¹

2. Verb. To scrutinize down to the most minute detail. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anatomize

1. [v -MIZED, -MIZING, -MIZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anatomize

anatomically
anatomicomedical
anatomicopathological
anatomicosurgical
anatomies
anatomiless
anatomise
anatomised
anatomises
anatomising
anatomism
anatomist
anatomists
anatomization
anatomizations
anatomize (current term)
anatomized
anatomizer
anatomizers
anatomizes
anatomizing
anatomy
anatomy of function
anatopism
anatopisms
anatotitan
anatoxic
anatoxin
anatoxins
anatreme

Literary usage of Anatomize

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1. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes by Robert Burton (1836)
"The three precedent species are the subject of my present discourse, which I will anatomize, and treat of, through all their causes, symptĂ´mes, cures, ..."

2. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes by Robert Burton (1838)
"The three precedent species are the subject of my present discourse, which I will anatomize, and treat of, through all their causes, symptĂ´mes, cures, ..."

3. As You Like it by William Shakespeare (1908)
"I speak but brotherly of him; but, should I anatomize him to thee as he is, ... 139. anatomize. As the word is here used, it means 'unfold,' 'explain,' or ..."

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