[ an-l-ahyz ]
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verb (used with object),an·a·lysed, an·a·lys·ing.Chiefly British.
  1. a variant of analyze.

Words Nearby analyse Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use analyse in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for analyse


US analyze

/ (ˈænəˌlaɪz) /

  1. to examine in detail in order to discover meaning, essential features, etc

  2. to break down into components or essential features: to analyse a financial structure

  1. to make a mathematical, chemical, grammatical, etc, analysis of

  2. another word for psychoanalyse

Origin of analyse

C17: back formation from analysis

Derived forms of analyse

  • analysable or US analyzable, adjective
  • analysation or US analyzation, noun
  • analyser or US analyzer, noun

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