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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

    Etymology: From analyste

  2. analystnoun

    a mathematician who studies real analysis

    Etymology: From analyste

  3. analystnoun

    a systems analyst

    Etymology: From analyste

  4. analystnoun

    a practitioner of psychoanalysis

    Etymology: From analyste

  5. analystnoun

    a chemical analyst; a financial analyst; a business analyst

    Etymology: From analyste

Webster Dictionary

  1. Analystnoun

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

    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. Stephen Nigro:

    And the short-run manufacturing is really what we’re pushing, when you get into [the] manufacturing [segment], that’s a 12 trillion dollar industry -- [though] we have a long way to go. But HP appears to be off to a good start. I think HP has a real game-changing technology on its hands here, Joe Kempton, an analyst at market researcher Canalys, said. As long as the company can come through with the type of speed and low cost advantages that it has promised. And higher volume production is the next stage for 3D printing.

  2. Steven Phillipson:

    Traditional therapy, like analysis, is not only ineffective but highly detrimental, to look into the nature of the thoughts as if there’s some underlying issue going on— or an analyst saying, ‘Oh, if you have thoughts about harming your child, we need to look deeper into your underlining anger issues’— that’s really not what’s going on. They’re still trying to seethe thoughts as the problem, which they’re not.

  3. 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

  4. Severin Schwan:

    Analyst expectations now vary widely, with some saying 30 percent and others 60 percent, personally, I think we will see material price effects because I believe in the power of markets and competition.

  5. Phyllis Sortor:

    The general concept here is that Americans have money, so they thought that by kidnapping Phyllis Sortor, they can get money. - Mark Schroeder, Stratfor Analyst.

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