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ˈæn l ɪstan·a·lyst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. analystnoun

    someone who is skilled at analyzing data

  2. analystnoun

    an expert who studies financial data (on credit or securities or sales or financial patterns etc.) and recommends appropriate business actions

  3. analyst, psychoanalystnoun

    a licensed practitioner of psychoanalysis


  1. analystnoun

    someone who analyzes

  2. analystnoun

    a mathematician who studies real analysis

  3. analystnoun

    a systems analyst

  4. analystnoun

    a practitioner of psychoanalysis

  5. analystnoun

    a chemical analyst; a financial analyst; a business analyst

  6. Etymology: From analyste

Webster Dictionary

  1. Analystnoun

    one who analyzes; formerly, one skilled in algebraical geometry; now commonly, one skilled in chemical analysis

  2. Etymology: [F. analyste. See Analysis.]

Editors Contribution

  1. analyst

    A person with the accurate and specific ability, experience, intuition, knowledge, skills, training and qualifications to analyze data, facts, information, research and statistics relevant to their role and responsibilities.

    The Financial analyst analyzes financial data and information.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 19, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'analyst' in Nouns Frequency: #1923

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of analyst in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of analyst in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of analyst in a Sentence

  1. Mark Mahaney:

    Europeans will give up cars and coffee before their vacations. We’re talking about an acceleration outlook, which usually works well for stocks, especially those like Priceline that began the year with trough multiples. RBC Capital Markets analyst

  2. Anuj Somany:

    A person who can speak lies relentlessly without guilt and shame is often invited as analyst/specialist/expert for panel discussion of news channels and one who could also play with the emotion of the people oft spends longer duration and even becomes a regular member of the team

  3. Michael Gove:

    I think we again know that Stormzy, when he took to the stage at Glastonbury wearing a stab vest, he made clear what his political views were then, he is a far, far better rapper than he is a political analyst.

  4. John Kerry:

    He was, of course, a uniquely astute analyst and observer of Asia, and it is largely through his life's work that Singapore became one of the United States' strongest strategic partners in the region.

  5. President Biden .:

    And at the end of 2021, with what one analyst described as the ‘strongest first-year economic track record of any President in the last 50 years’: nearly 6 million new jobs, a record number for a new President, because of my staff and my Cabinet; unemployment down to 4.2 percent, three years ahead of the predicted time it would take to get to that number.

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