Analyze - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈænəlˌɑɪz|  American pronunciation of the word analyze
Brit.  |ˈænəlaɪz|  British pronunciation of the word analyze

verb

- consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning(syn: analyse, canvass, examine, study)

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

- make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features(syn: analyse, dissect)

analyze a specimen
analyze a sentence
analyze a chemical compound

- break down into components or essential features(syn: analyse)

analyze today's financial market

- subject to psychoanalytic treatment(syn: analyse, psychoanalyse, psychoanalyze)

I was analyzed in Vienna by a famous psychiatrist

Examples

The data was recorded and analyzed by computer.

We took the sample to be chemically analyzed by a lab.

Researchers are busy analyzing the results of the study.

The bacteria were analyzed under a powerful microscope.

analyze the evidence in a criminal trial

I was analyzed in Vienna by a famous psychiatrist

Space is a strange and unique item—you can't take it to a lab and analyze it like beef jerky.

It is disappointing to analyze the results.

It will be instructive to analyze the results.

Joe had never tried to analyze their relationship.

A programmer needs to analyze and conceptualize in order to solve problems.

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