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tr.v. an·a·lyzed, an·a·lyz·ing, an·a·lyz·es
1. To examine methodically by separating into parts and studying their interrelations.
2. Chemistry To make a chemical analysis of.
3. Mathematics To make a mathematical analysis of.
4. To psychoanalyze.
[Perhaps from French analyser, from analyse, analysis, from Greek analusis; see analysis.]
an′a·ly·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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v.t. -lyzed, -lyz•ing.
1. to separate (a material or abstract entity) into constituent parts or elements; determine the elements or essential features of (opposed to synthesize).
2. to examine critically, so as to bring out the essential elements or give the essence of: to analyze a poem.
3. to examine carefully and in detail so as to identify causes, key factors, possible results, etc.: to analyze a situation.
4. to subject to mathematical, chemical, grammatical, etc., analysis.
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Past participle: analyzed
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|Verb||1.||analyze - consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"|
anatomize - analyze down to the smallest detail; "This writer anatomized the depth of human behavior"
diagnose, name - determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis
diagnose - subject to a medical analysis
survey, appraise - consider in a comprehensive way; "He appraised the situation carefully before acting"
survey - make a survey of; for statistical purposes
compare - examine and note the similarities or differences of; "John compared his haircut to his friend's"; "We compared notes after we had both seen the movie"
check, check into, check out, check over, check up on, suss out, look into, go over - examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition; "check the brakes"; "Check out the engine"
assay - analyze (chemical substances)
audit, scrutinise, scrutinize, inspect - examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification; "audit accounts and tax returns"
screen - examine methodically; "screen the suitcases"
trace, follow - follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something; "We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba" ; "trace the student's progress"
|2.||analyze - make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features; "analyze a specimen"; "analyze a sentence"; "analyze a chemical compound"|
parse - analyze syntactically by assigning a constituent structure to (a sentence)
|3.||analyze - break down into components or essential features; "analyze today's financial market"|
|4.||analyze - subject to psychoanalytic treatment; "I was analyzed in Vienna by a famous psychiatrist"|
psychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology - the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
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Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
analyze→ يُحَلِّلُ analyzovat analysere analysieren αναλύω analizar analysoida analyser analizirati analizzare 分析する 분석하다 analyseren analysere przeanalizować analisar анализировать analysera วิเคราะห์ çözümlemek phân tích 分析
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vt. analizar, hacer análisis.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
analyzevt analizar; (psych, fam) psicoanalizar, analizar (fam)
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