[ an-l-ahyz ]
/ ˈæn lˌaɪz /
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verb (used with object), an·a·lyzed, an·a·lyz·ing.
to separate (a material or abstract entity) into constituent parts or elements; determine the elements or essential features of (opposed to synthesize): to analyze an argument.
to examine critically, so as to bring out the essential elements or give the essence of: to analyze a poem.
to examine carefully and in detail so as to identify causes, key factors, possible results, etc.
to subject to mathematical, chemical, grammatical, etc., analysis.
to psychoanalyze: a patient who has been analyzed by two therapists.
OTHER WORDS FOR analyze
1 break down..
OPPOSITES FOR analyze
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Origin of analyze
OTHER WORDS FROM analyze
an·a·lyz·a·ble, adjectivean·a·lyz·a·bil·i·ty [an-l-ahyz-uh-bil-i-tee], /ˌæn lˌaɪz əˈbɪl ɪ ti/, nounan·a·ly·za·tion [an-l-ahy-zey-shuhn], /ˌæn lˌaɪˈzeɪ ʃən/, nounmis·an·a·lyze, verb (used with object), mis·an·a·lyzed, mis·an·a·lyz·ing.
non·an·a·lyz·a·ble, adjectivenon·an·a·lyzed, adjectiveo·ver·an·a·lyze, verb, o·ver·an·a·lyzed, o·ver·an·a·lyz·ing.re·an·a·lyz·a·ble, adjectivere·an·a·lyze, verb (used with object), re·an·a·lyzed, re·an·a·lyz·ing.un·an·a·lyz·a·ble, adjectiveun·an·a·lyz·a·bly, adverbun·an·a·lyzed, adjectiveun·an·a·lyz·ing, adjectivewell-an·a·lyzed, adjective
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How to use analyze in a sentence
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