What does analytical mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. analytic, analytical(adj)

    using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)

    "an analytic experiment"; "an analytic approach"; "a keenly analytic man"; "analytical reasoning"; "an analytical mind"

  2. analytic, analytical(adj)

    of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience

    "`all spinsters are unmarried' is an analytic proposition"


  1. analytical(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to analysis; resolving into elements or constituent parts; as, an analytical experiment

  2. analytical(Adjective)

    Analytic reasoning as opposed to synthetic.

  3. Origin: Gr. ?: compare with French analytique. See Analysis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Analytical(adj)

    of or pertaining to analysis; resolving into elements or constituent parts; as, an analytical experiment; analytic reasoning; -- opposed to synthetic

  2. Origin: [Gr. : cf. F. analytique. See Analysis.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of analytical in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of analytical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Peter Kondos:

    If this technology proves valuable, then we will equip our technology center, as well as our analytical labs in our operations throughout the world with these instruments.

  2. Michael Ruessmann:

    Companies that provide database and analytical tools -- such as IT companies or system integrators -- could gather technical parameters in mechanical engineering regardless of the brand of the machine.

  3. Bob Penn:

    The pressure to restructure is moving from the public sector to the private sector, it’s a cold, logical, analytical decision that at some point the incremental costs of regulation exceed the costs associated with breaking up.

  4. Michael Dee:

    I do not believe that any individual can turn Deutsche around like this, john's gift is a superior analytical mind, however the problems endemic in the system are well beyond those of pure analysis and extend to the self perception and self analysis of the individuals in the middle of the organisation.

  5. Daniel Clifton:

    He's basically going around and meeting with investors and trying to give them an analytical framework for how Washington and global politics works, these are people who are trained in finance. They're numerical people. They're interested in interest rates and cash flow and they're not attuned to this monster called Washington that could throw all that hard work out of the window.

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