Complete Definition of "analyze"

English

Alternative spellings
analyse is the norm outside of the U.S. and Canada

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

Pronunciation
IPA: WEAE /Ëæn.Él.aɪz/

Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
en-verb|analyz|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 analyze a fossil substance; to analyze a sentence or a word; to analyze an action to ascertain its morality.

Translations
Japanese: åæãã (bunseki suru)

Related terms
analysis
analyst

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