What does analyze mean?

Definitions for analyze
ˈæn lˌaɪzan·a·lyze

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas(verb)

    consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

    "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"

  2. analyze, analyse, break down, dissect, take apart(verb)

    make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features

    "analyze a specimen"; "analyze a sentence"; "analyze a chemical compound"

  3. analyze, analyse(verb)

    break down into components or essential features

    "analyze today's financial market"

  4. analyze, analyse, psychoanalyze, psychoanalyse(verb)

    subject to psychoanalytic treatment

    "I was analyzed in Vienna by a famous psychiatrist"

Wiktionary

  1. analyze(Verb)

    To subject to analysis.

    Etymology: Back formation from analysis, from analyser, from analyse, from Medieval Latin analysis, from ἀνάλυσις, from ἀναλύω, from ἀνά + λύσις, from λύω.

  2. analyze(Verb)

    To resolve (anything complex) into its elements.

    Etymology: Back formation from analysis, from analyser, from analyse, from Medieval Latin analysis, from ἀνάλυσις, from ἀναλύω, from ἀνά + λύσις, from λύω.

  3. analyze(Verb)

    To separate into the constituent parts, for the purpose of an examination of each separately.

    Etymology: Back formation from analysis, from analyser, from analyse, from Medieval Latin analysis, from ἀνάλυσις, from ἀναλύω, from ἀνά + λύσις, from λύω.

  4. analyze(Verb)

    To examine in such a manner as to ascertain the elements or nature of the thing examined; as, to analyze a fossil substance, to analyze a sentence or a word, or to analyze an action to ascertain its morality.

    Etymology: Back formation from analysis, from analyser, from analyse, from Medieval Latin analysis, from ἀνάλυσις, from ἀναλύω, from ἀνά + λύσις, from λύω.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Analyze(verb)

    to subject to analysis; to resolve (anything complex) into its elements; to separate into the constituent parts, for the purpose of an examination of each separately; to examine in such a manner as to ascertain the elements or nature of the thing examined; as, to analyze a fossil substance; to analyze a sentence or a word; to analyze an action to ascertain its morality

Editors Contribution

  1. analyze

    To review in detail.

    They chose to analyze the business plan in detail.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 15, 2020  

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How to say analyze in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of analyze in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of analyze in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of analyze in a Sentence

  1. Ram Madhav:

    The Bihar election was a very important battle for us. We will have to analyze each and every aspect of the result, there are lessons to be learned.

  2. Shannon Beckham:

    We reached out to Stan Garnett, who then met with Deborah Ramirez to work through how to analyze and present Deborah Ramirez allegations.

  3. Prashant Agarwal:

    We often prevaricate, think and overthink, and hold ourselves back from going for the things we want to achieve most in life. The main reason for this is we tend to analyze our circumstances too much and end up thinking, “This is not the right time!”. We wait, we evaluate and stay cocooned in the illusion that we should delay until circumstances change for the better. Little do we understand that “Time and Tide Waits for None!” Circumstances will not change themselves, the best time will never come, we have to CREATE the right time, and the best time is RIGHT NOW! So go ahead, take the bull by its horns and make NOW the BEST time that ever could be.

  4. Fernando Prado:

    New York is a very interesting case to analyze, because it scores highly on what we call 'rational attributes,' survey respondents put New York in the top 10 for all three dimensions: Advanced Economy (no.2), Appealing Environment (no.6), and Effective Administration (no.10).

  5. Honduran Foreign Minister Lisandro Rosales:

    Officially, we have not received any proposal from the United States about (becoming a) safe third country, if we receive it, we will look into it, analyze it and make decisions.

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