psychoanalyze

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

Origin of psychoanalyze

First recorded in 1910–15; psycho- + analyze

Related forms

psy·cho·an·a·lyz·er, noun
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Medicine definitions for psychoanalyze

psychoanalyze

[ sī′kō-ănə-līz′ ]

v.

To treat using psychoanalysis.
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