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## a·nal·y·sis

(ə-năl′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. a·nal·y·ses (-sēz′)
1.
a. The separation of an intellectual or material whole into its constituent parts for individual study.
b. The study of such constituent parts and their interrelationships in making up a whole.
c. A spoken or written presentation of such study: published an analysis of poetic meter.
2. Chemistry
a. The separation of a substance into its constituent elements to determine either their nature (qualitative analysis) or their proportions (quantitative analysis).
b. The stated findings of such a separation or determination.
3. Mathematics
a. A branch of mathematics principally involving differential and integral calculus, sequences, and series and concerned with limits and convergence.
b. The method of proof in which a known truth is sought as a consequence of a series of deductions from that which is the thing to be proved.
4. Linguistics The use of function words such as prepositions, pronouns, or auxiliary verbs instead of inflectional endings to express a grammatical relationship; for example, the cover of the dictionary instead of the dictionary's cover.
5. Psychoanalysis.
6. Systems analysis.

[Medieval Latin, from Greek analusis, a dissolving, from analūein, to undo : ana-, throughout; see ana- + lūein, to loosen; see leu- in Indo-European roots.]

## analysis

(əˈnælɪsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
1. the division of a physical or abstract whole into its constituent parts to examine or determine their relationship or value. Compare synthesis1
2. a statement of the results of this
3. (Psychoanalysis) short for psychoanalysis
4. (Chemistry) chem
a. the decomposition of a substance into its elements, radicals, or other constituents in order to determine the kinds of constituents present (qualitative analysis) or the amount of each constituent (quantitative analysis)
b. the result obtained by such a determination
5. (Linguistics) linguistics the use of word order together with word function to express syntactic relations in a language, as opposed to the use of inflections. Compare synthesis4
6. (Mathematics) maths the branch of mathematics principally concerned with the properties of functions, largely arising out of calculus
7. (Philosophy) philosophy (in the writings of Kant) the separation of a concept from another that contains it. Compare synthesis6a
8. in the last analysis in the final analysis in the ultimate analysis after everything has been given due consideration
[C16: from New Latin, from Greek analusis, literally: a dissolving, from analuein, from ana- + luein to loosen]

## a•nal•y•sis

(əˈnæl ə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
1. the separating of any material or abstract entity into its constituent elements (opposed to synthesis).
2. this process as a method of studying the nature of something or of determining its essential features and their relations.
3. a presentation, usu. in writing, of the results of this process.
4.
a. an investigation based on the properties of numbers.
b. the discussion of a problem by algebra, as opposed to geometry.
c. the branch of mathematics consisting of calculus and its higher developments.
5.
a. intentionally produced decomposition or separation of materials into their ingredients or elements, as to find their kind or quantity.
b. the ascertainment of the kind or amount of one or more of the constituents of materials.
[1575–85; < New Latin < Greek, =analy(ein) to loosen up (ana- ana- + lyein to loosen) + -sis -sis]

## a·nal·y·sis

(ə-năl′ĭ-sĭs)
Plural analyses (ə-năl′ĭ-sēz′)
The separation of a substance into its parts, usually by chemical means, for the study and identification of each component. ♦ Qualitative analysis determines what substances are present in a compound. ♦ Quantitative analysis determines how much of each substance is present in a compound.

## analysis

In intelligence usage, a step in the processing phase of the intelligence cycle in which information is subjected to review in order to identify significant facts for subsequent interpretation. See also intelligence cycle.

## analysis

the process of separating a whole into its parts to discover their function, relationship, etc. See also logic; psychology.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 analysis - an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the wholeinvestigating, investigation - the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematicallyanatomy - a detailed analysis; "he studied the anatomy of crimes"case study - a detailed analysis of a person or group from a social or psychological or medical point of viewchemical analysis, qualitative analysis - the act of decomposing a substance into its constituent elementscost analysis - breaking down the costs of some operation and reporting on each factor separatelydissection - detailed critical analysis or examination one part at a time (as of a literary work)fundamental analysis, fundamentals analysis - (stock exchange) the use of fundamentals as an investment strategytechnical analysis, technical analysis of stock trends - (stock exchange) analysis of past price changes in the hope of forecasting future price changes 2 analysis - the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relationsanalytic thinkingabstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning - thinking that is coherent and logicalpartitioning, breakdown - an analysis into mutually exclusive categoriescost-benefit analysis - an analysis of the cost effectiveness of different alternatives in order to see whether the benefits outweigh the costsdissection - a minute and critical analysisreasoning by elimination, elimination - analysis of a problem into alternative possibilities followed by the systematic rejection of unacceptable alternativesreductionism - the analysis of complex things into simpler constituentssystems analysis - analysis of all aspects of a project along with ways to collect information about the operation of its partstrend analysis - analysis of changes over timesynthetic thinking, synthesis - the combination of ideas into a complex whole 3 analysis - a form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzedliterary criticism, criticism - a written evaluation of a work of literature 4 analysis - the use of closed-class words instead of inflections: e.g., `the father of the bride' instead of `the bride's father'expressive style, style - a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period; "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper" 5 analysis - a branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits; sequences and series and integration and differentiationmath, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangementinfinitesimal calculus, calculus - the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functionsFourier analysis, harmonic analysis - analysis of a periodic function into a sum of simple sinusoidal components 6 analysis - a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud; "his physician recommended psychoanalysis"abreaction, catharsis, katharsis - (psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensionspsychotherapy - the treatment of mental or emotional problems by psychological meanshypnoanalysis - the use of hypnosis in conjunction with psychoanalysisanal personality, anal retentive personality - (psychoanalysis) a personality characterized by meticulous neatness and suspicion and reserve; said to be formed in early childhood by fixation during the anal stage of development (usually as a consequence of toilet training)genital personality - (psychoanalysis) the mature personality which is not dominated by infantile pleasure drivesoral personality - (psychoanalysis) a personality characterized either by generous optimism or aggressive and ambitious selfishness; formed in early childhood by fixation during the oral stage of developmentego - (psychoanalysis) the conscious mindsuperego - (psychoanalysis) that part of the unconscious mind that acts as a conscienceid - (psychoanalysis) primitive instincts and energies underlying all psychic activityintrojection - (psychoanalysis) the internalization of the parent figures and their values; leads to the formation of the superegopleasure principle, pleasure-pain principle, pleasure-unpleasure principle - (psychoanalysis) the governing principle of the id; the principle that an infant seeks gratification and fails to distinguish fantasy from realityreality principle - (psychoanalysis) the governing principle of the ego; the principle that as a child grows it becomes aware of the real environment and the need to accommodate to itintroject - (psychoanalysis) parental figures (and their values) that you introjected as a child; the voice of conscience is usually a parent's voice internalizedego ideal - (psychoanalysis) the part of the ego that contains an ideal of personal excellence toward which a person strivesimago - (psychoanalysis) an idealized image of someone (usually a parent) formed in childhoodcondensation - (psychoanalysis) an unconscious process whereby two ideas or images combine into a single symbol; especially in dreamstransference - (psychoanalysis) the process whereby emotions are passed on or displaced from one person to another; during psychoanalysis the displacement of feelings toward others (usually the parents) is onto the analystlatent content - (psychoanalysis) hidden meaning of a fantasy or dreamcomplex - (psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behaviorlibido - (psychoanalysis) a Freudian term for sexual urge or desirepenis envy - (psychoanalysis) a female's presumed envy of the male's penis; said to explain femininitydeath instinct, death wish, Thanatos - (psychoanalysis) an unconscious urge to dielibidinal energy - (psychoanalysis) psychic energy produced by the libidocathexis, charge - (psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object; "Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge"acathexis - (psychoanalysis) a lack of cathexis; a condition in which significant objects or memories arouse no emotion in an individualpsychosexual development - (psychoanalysis) the process during which personality and sexual behavior mature through a series of stages: first oral stage and then anal stage and then phallic stage and then latency stage and finally genital stageanaclisis - (psychoanalysis) relationship marked by strong dependence on others; especially a libidinal attachment to e.g. a parental figurecastration anxiety - (psychoanalysis) anxiety resulting from real or imagined threats to your sexual functions; originally applied only to men but can in principle apply to womenanal phase, anal stage - (psychoanalysis) the second sexual and social stage of a child's development during which bowel control is learnedgenital phase, genital stage - (psychoanalysis) the fifth sexual and social stage in a person's development occurring during adolescence; interest focuses on sexual activitylatency period, latency phase, latency stage - (psychoanalysis) the fourth period (from about age 5 or 6 until puberty) during which sexual interests are supposed to be sublimated into other activitiesoral phase, oral stage - (psychoanalysis) the first sexual and social stage of an infant's development; the mouth is the focus of the libido and satisfaction comes from suckling and chewing and bitingphallic phase, phallic stage - (psychoanalysis) the third stage in a child's development when awareness of and manipulation of the genitals is supposed to be a primary source of pleasureabreact - discharge bad feelings or tension through verbalizationanal retentive, anal - a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated on the anal region; fixation at this stage is said to result in orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, compulsiveness, etc.oral - a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated in the mouth; fixation at this stage is said to result in dependence, selfishness, and aggression

## analysis

noun
1. We did an analysis of the way they have spent money in the past.
2. They collect blood samples for analysis at the laboratory.

## analysis

noun
1. The separation of a whole into its parts for study:
2. A close or systematic study:
Translations
تحليلتـَحْليلتَحْلِيلتحليل رياضيتحليل مختبري
anàlisi
analýzarozborpsychoanalýza
analysepsykoanalyse
analitikoanalizo
analüüs
analyysi
analiza
analíziselemzés
greiningsálgreining

분석
analitikasanalitinisanalizėpsichoanalitikaspsichoanalizė
analīzepsihoanalīze
analýzarozbor
analizapresoja
analys
การวิเคราะห์
çözümlemepsikoanalizruh tahlilitahlil
quá trình phân tích

## analysis

[əˈnælɪsɪs] N (analyses (pl)) [əˈnælisiːz]
1. (= study) → análisis m inv
in the final or last or ultimate analysisa fin de cuentas
2. (Psych) →

## analysis

[əˈnælɪsɪs] [analyses] [əˈnælɪsiːz] (pl) n
[data, information, results] → ; [situation, problem, performance] →
statistical analysis →
economic analysis →
in the final analysis, in the last analysis (mainly US) (= in the end) →
[sample, substance] →
to take sth for analysis →
(PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHIATRY) [person] →
to be in analysis → être en analyse

## analysis

n pl <analyses>
(= examination)Analyse f; (Gram, of sentence also) → (Zer)gliederung f; what’s your analysis of the situation?wie beurteilen Sie die Situation?; in the last or final analysisletzten Endes; on (closer) analysis
(= psychoanalysis)Psychoanalyse f, → Analyse f (inf)

## analysis

[əˈnæləsɪs] n (analyses (pl)) [əˈnælɪsiːz]analisi f inv (Psych) → (psic)analisi f inv
in the last analysis →

## analysis

(əˈnӕləsis) plural aˈnalyses (-siːz) noun
1. (a) detailed examination of something (a sentence, a chemical compound etc) especially by breaking it up into the parts of which it is made up. The chemist is making an analysis of the poison; close analysis of the situation.
2. (especially American) psycho-analysis. He is undergoing analysis for his emotional problems.
analyse (ˈӕnəlaiz) , (American) analyze verb
to examine the nature of (something) especially by breaking up (a whole) into parts. The doctor analysed the blood sample.
analyst (ˈӕnəlist) noun
1. a person who analyses. a chemical analyst.
2. (especially American) a psychiatrist.

## analysis

analýza analyse analyysi analiza 分析 분석 analys การวิเคราะห์ quá trình phân tích

## a·nal·y·sis

n. análisis, prueba;
accumulation ______ de acumulación;
amino acid ______ de aminoácido;
bite ______ de la mordida;
breath ______ del aliento;
cephalometric ______ cefalométrico;
character ______ del carácter;
cost ______ de costos;
data ______ de datos;
dream ______ de los sueños;
gastric ______ gástrico;
hair ______ del pelo;
qualitative ______ cualitativo;
quantitative ______ cuantitativo.

## analysis

n (pl -ses) análisis m; (psych, fam) psicoanálisis m, análisis m (fam); semen — análisis de semen
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Based on these results (Table VII) multivariate analysis of covariance (MANCOVA) and univariate analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) revealed that in all the variables evaluated anthropometric characteristics there was no statistical significance at p = 0.
Analysis of covariance indicated a significant difference in the mean score of psychological symptoms between the MBCT and control groups, both immediately after the treatment (F = 98.
Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) was conducted to determine if there were significant differences between the experimental and control groups post test scores using their respective pre-test scores as covariates.
However, analysis of covariance continued to show that testing frequency had a highly significant negative effect on the HbA1c in this study (p=0.
The results of table 1 show that error variance in all dependent variables in independent variable level is homogeny and we can use the method of multivariate analysis of covariance to assess this question.
Changes in breast density were assessed using an analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) model.
In order to assess the significance of these differences, the Multivariate Analysis of Covariance (MANCOVA) was used (to control the pretest effect).
Data was analyzed using the Analysis of covariance at .
Results: Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) compared the average confidence and knowledge posttest scores.

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