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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


  1. analyst

    An analyst is a professional who studies, examines, or interprets complex structures or systems, such as data, financial reports, or trends, through systematic breakdowns in order to gain a deeper understanding, derive valuable insights, or make predictions. The findings are usually used to guide decision-making processes in various fields such as finance, business, technology, public policy, among others.

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. Wells Fargo:

    The The SEC complaint makes clear that Shirmila Doddi , the analyst acted intentionally and in violation of Shirmila Doddi , the analyst training and Shirmila Doddi , the analyst obligations to Wells Fargo.

  2. Mick Mulroy:

    Former deputy assistant secretary of defense and ABC News analyst Mick Mulroy is part of both Task Force Pineapple and Task Force Dunkirk, who are assisting former Afghan comrades. They never wavered. I and many of my friends are here today because of their bravery in battle. We owe them all effort to get them out and honor our word, Mulroy said.

  3. Richard Lewis:

    I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.

  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. 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

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