[ sahy-koh-an-l-ahyz ]
/ ˌsaɪ koʊˈæn lˌaɪz /

verb (used with object), psy·cho·an·a·lyzed, psy·cho·an·a·lyz·ing.

to investigate or treat by psychoanalysis.


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Also especially British, psy·cho·an·a·lyse.

Origin of psychoanalyze

First recorded in 1910–15; psycho- + analyze

OTHER WORDS FROM psychoanalyze

psy·cho·an·a·lyz·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Medical definitions for psychoanalyze

[ sī′kō-ănə-līz′ ]


To treat using psychoanalysis.
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