Complete Definition of "analyse"

English
Alternative spellings
analyze is a US and Canadian spelling.

Etymology
Greek: ανάλÏÏη (to dissolve). According to Wikipedia:Fowler's_Modern_English_Usage|Fowler the
alternative spelling analyze should be avoided since -yse is part of the stem of the
word and not an ending.

Pronunciation
IPA: WEAE /Ëæn.Él.aɪz/

Transitive verb
en-verb|analys|ing

  1. 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 analyse a fossil substance; to analyse a sentence or a word; to analyse an action to ascertain its morality.

Related terms
analysis
analyst
analytical

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