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ˌæn lˈɪt ɪkan·a·lyt·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. analyticadjective

    using or subjected to a methodology using algebra and calculus

    "analytic statics"

  2. analytic, analyticaladjective

    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"

  3. analytic, uninflectedadjective

    expressing a grammatical category by using two or more words rather than inflection

  4. analytic, analyticaladjective

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

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


  1. analyticadjective

    of, or relating to any form of analysis, or to analytics

  2. analyticadjective

    of, or relating to division into elements or principles

  3. analyticadjective

    having the ability to analyse

  4. analyticadjective

    (of a proposition) that follows necessarily; tautologous

  5. analyticadjective

    of, or relating to algebra or a similar method of analysis

  6. analyticadjective

    being defined in terms of objects of differential calculus such as derivatives

  7. analyticadjective

    using multiple simple words, instead of inflection


  1. analytic

    Analytic generally refers to the use of analysis or logical reasoning to interpret, understand or predict certain outcomes. The term can be applied in various contexts such as: 1. Mathematics: A function, equation or proposition is said to be analytic if it can be expressed locally by a convergent power series. 2. Philosophy: In analytic philosophy, a statement or proposition is considered analytic if its truth can be determined solely through analysis of its meaning. 3. Psychology: Analytic psychology, a term coined by Carl Jung, refers to the school of psychology emphasizing the exploration of an individual's unconscious to understand human behavior. 4. Business: Analytic refers to the systematic computational analysis of data or statistics. It involves the discovery, interpretation, and communication of meaningful patterns in data to aid decision making. 5. Computer Science: Analytic systems deal with real-time data processing, providing insights from the data. Note: The context and field of study can greatly affect the specific meaning of "analytic".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Analyticadjective

    alt. of Analytical

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. analytic

    That which partakes of the property of analysis, and is reducible thereby.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of analytic in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of analytic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of analytic in a Sentence

  1. Edgar Allen Poe, The Murders in the Rue Morgue:

    The ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic.

  2. Charles Hennekens:

    We need more analytic studies on this, but in the meanwhile, we believe that trying to combat the epidemic of homicide due to firearms without addressing firearms is like combating the epidemic of lung cancer due to cigarettes without combating cigarettes, to me, it's tragic that this is going on.

  3. The Israeli source:

    Government agencies struggling to foil terror attacks need access to technologies that allow them to connect their data fragments, making it possible to handle daily data challenges, with this system, all data can then be easily navigated, processed and represented by employing a set of powerful analytic tools and unique algorithms.

  4. Marcelo Bielsa:

    It's a lot more nuanced than that. Some will spend on youth infrastructure because they believe in the longer term that it may be of benefit, some will spend more on players, some are spending huge amounts on data analytic teams to find those hidden gems.

  5. Richard Burr:

    The committee has spent the last 16 months reviewing the sources, tradecraft and analytic work underpinning the intelligence community assessment and sees no reason to dispute the conclusions, the committee continues its investigation, and I am hopeful that this installment of the committee’s work will soon be followed by additional summaries providing the American people with clarity around Russia’s activities regarding U.S. elections. Whether Russian authorities sought to meddle in the 2016 election to help Trump prevail has been a key point of contention between House and Senate intelligence committees. SEVEN KEY HIGHLIGHTS FROM BOMBSHELL WATCHDOG REPORT INTO DOJ, FBI BIAS In May,Senate Intelligence Committee leaders backed the 2017 intel community report that formally accused Russia of trying to interfere in the election to the Trump campaign's benefit. The Russian effort was extensive, sophisticated and ordered by President Putin himself for the purpose of helping Donald Trump and hurting Hillary Clinton, top Senate committee Democrat Mark Warner said in a joint statement at the time. On Tuesday, Warner said the committee's review had confirmed those findings.

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