[ an-l-ahyz ]
/ ˈæn lˌaɪz /
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verb (used with object), an·a·lysed, an·a·lys·ing.Chiefly British.
a variant of analyze.
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How to use analyse in a sentence

  • Analysing the purpose of God in the outpouring of the Holy Ghost, we see its application to ourselves in several ways.

British Dictionary definitions for analyse


US analyze

/ (ˈænəˌlaɪz) /

verb (tr)
to examine in detail in order to discover meaning, essential features, etc
to break down into components or essential featuresto analyse a financial structure
to make a mathematical, chemical, grammatical, etc, analysis of
another word for psychoanalyse

Derived forms of analyse

analysable or US analyzable, adjectiveanalysation or US analyzation, nounanalyser or US analyzer, noun

Word Origin for analyse

C17: back formation from analysis
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