from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Chiefly British Variant of analyze.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To subject to analysis.
- v. To resolve (anything complex) into its elements.
- v. To separate into the constituent parts, for the purpose of an examination of each separately.
- v. 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, or to analyse an action to ascertain its morality.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Same as analyze, analyzer, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Analysis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features
- v. break down into components or essential features
- v. subject to psychoanalytic treatment
- v. consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
Back formation from analysis, influenced by French analyser. (Wiktionary)