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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.]

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