- pertaining to or proceeding by analysis (opposed to synthetic).
- skilled in or habitually using analysis.
- (of a language) characterized by a relatively frequent use of function words, auxiliary verbs, and changes in word order to express syntactic relations, rather than of inflected forms.Compare synthetic(def 3), polysynthetic(def 1).
- Logic. (of a proposition) necessarily true because its denial involves a contradiction, as “All husbands are married.”
- (of a function of a complex variable) having a first derivative at all points of a given domain; holomorphic; regular.
- (of a curve) having parametric equations that represent analytic functions.
- (of a proof) using analysis.
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Contemporary Examples of analytic
She is the author of Creating Bodies: Eating Disorders as Self-Destructive Survival from The Analytic Press.The Post-Pregnancy Weight-Loss Obsession
January 23, 2010
Historical Examples of analytic
The former is dealt with only in the Analytic, the latter only in the Dialectic.
The passage has all the signs of having been written prior to the Analytic.
The Analytic is a dissection of the faculty of the understanding.
In no part of the Critique is this so obvious as in the Analytic of Concepts.
The aim of the Analytic is to answer the second question, viz.Kant's Theory of Knowledge
Harold Arthur Prichard
- relating to analysis
- capable of or given to analysingan analytic mind
- Also: isolating linguistics denoting languages, such as Chinese, whose morphology is characterized by analysisCompare synthetic (def. 3), agglutinative (def. 2), polysynthetic
- logic (of a proposition)
- Also: regular, holomorphic maths (of a function of a complex variable) having a derivative at each point of its domain
Word Origin for analytic
Word Origin and History for analytic
c.1600, from Medieval Latin analyticus, from Greek analytikos "analytical," from analytos "dissolved" (see analysis).
- Of or relating to analysis or analytics.
- Expert in or using analysis, especially one who thinks in a logical manner.