analyze is a US and Canadian spelling.
Greek: Î±Î½Î¬Î»Ï…ÏƒÎ· (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.
IPA: WEAE /ËˆÃ¦n.É™l.aÉªz/
- 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.