Analytic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌænəˈlɪtɪk|  American pronunciation of the word analytic
Brit.  |anəˈlɪtɪk|  British pronunciation of the word analytic

adjective

- using or subjected to a methodology using algebra and calculus

analytic statics

- using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)(syn: analytical)

an analytic experiment
an analytic approach
a keenly analytic man
analytical reasoning
an analytical mind

- expressing a grammatical category by using two or more words rather than inflection (syn: uninflected)
- of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience(syn: analytical)

'all spinsters are unmarried' is an analytic proposition

Examples

...presented a very analytical argument for the defendant's guilt...

He has a very analytical mind.

Some students have a more analytical approach to learning.

'all spinsters are unmarried' is an analytic proposition

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