1. [ verb ] consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
Synonyms: study analyze examine canvass canvas

"analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare" "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial" "analyze your real motives"

Related terms: compare check investigate review view trace survey diagnose screen audit diagnose sift assay survey anatomize sieve survey analysis examen
2. [ verb ] make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features
Synonyms: break_down analyze take_apart dissect

"analyze a specimen" "analyze a sentence" "analyze a chemical compound"

Related terms: synthesize parse botanize analyst analyzer dissection dissection
3. [ verb ] break down into components or essential features
Synonyms: analyze

"analyze today's financial market"

Related terms: factor_analyse analysis analyst
4. [ verb ] (psychoanalysis) subject to psychoanalytic treatment
Synonyms: psychoanalyze psychoanalyse analyze

"I was analyzed in Vienna by a famous psychiatrist"

Related terms: treat psychiatry psychoanalysis
Similar spelling:   analyser