- 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.
Origin of analytic
Examples from the Web for analytically
Historical Examples of analytically
Analytically, I might say I resent this new aristocracy of politics.With a Vengeance
J. B. Woodley
Analytically, objectively, he had thought out the whole thing.
Analytically and synthetically we understand the god-idea as previous generations could not understand it.Theism or Atheism
Analytically he was master of more of the fundamental rules of acting than even Lawrence Barrett who was an authority.Nat Goodwin's Book
Nat C. Goodwin
Analytically it is defined by an equation of the second degree of which the highest terms represent two imaginary lines.
- 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 analytically
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.