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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. analytic, analyticaladjective

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

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


  1. analyticaladjective

    Of or pertaining to analysis; resolving into elements or constituent parts; as, an analytical experiment

  2. analyticaladjective

    Analytic reasoning as opposed to synthetic.

  3. Etymology: Gr. ?: compare with French analytique. See Analysis.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Analyticaladjective

    Etymology: from analysis.

    Either may be probably maintained against the inaccurateness of the analytical experiments vulgarly relied on. Boyle.

    Descartes hath here infinitely outdone all the philosophers that went before him, in giving a particular and analytical account of the universal fabrick: yet he intends his principles but for hypotheses. Joseph Glanvill, Scepsis Scientifica.


  1. analytical

    Analytical refers to the logical and systematic approach to solving problems or making decisions, involving careful examination and evaluation of relevant information, facts, observable phenomena, and data. It often involves dividing a complex concept or issue into smaller parts for better understanding and assessment. Analytical can also refer to the use of analytical methods or tools, such as mathematical or statistical analysis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Analyticaladjective

    of or pertaining to analysis; resolving into elements or constituent parts; as, an analytical experiment; analytic reasoning; -- opposed to synthetic

  2. Etymology: [Gr. : cf. F. analytique. See Analysis.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of analytical in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of analytical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of analytical in a Sentence

  1. Peter Kondos:

    If this technology proves valuable, then we will equip our technology center, as well as our analytical labs in our operations throughout the world with these instruments.

  2. Steve Hall:

    Even if you had an intercept of the Crown Prince saying,' Yes, kill Jamal Khashoggi,' there would still be an analytical piece to that, the idea that The CIA or NSA or any of the intelligence organizations have to come up with DNA-style proof is something that both politicians and practitioners of intelligence know is sort of a false premise.

  3. Sally Augustin:

    Cooler, bluish light is generally good for analytical thinking, while warmer bulbs are better for socializing and interaction with other people.

  4. Corrie Moreau:

    Museomics is the use of museum collections for genome sequencing and other analytical techniques that could not even be imagined when the majority of museum specimens were collected, what makes this so groundbreaking is that we can address questions that can not be answered any other way. This study is a great example of this since we can not go out and collect the Xerces blue butterfly and the only way to address genetic questions about this species is by turning to museum collections.

  5. Tim Cook:

    It’s true, undoubtedly true, that not everyone has been advantaged from that? in either country? and we’ve got to work on that, but I felt that tariffs were not the right approach there, and I showed him some more analytical kinds of things to demonstrate why.

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