Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who performs analysis, as.
  • noun One who practices psychoanalysis.
  • noun One who performs systems analysis.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who analyzes or who is versed in analysis, in any application of that word.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who analyzes; formerly, one skilled in algebraical geometry; now commonly, one skilled in chemical analysis.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun someone who analyzes
  • noun mathematics a mathematician who studies real analysis
  • noun computing a systems analyst
  • noun psychiatry a practitioner of psychoanalysis
  • noun a financial analyst; a business analyst

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a licensed practitioner of psychoanalysis
  • noun someone who is skilled at analyzing data
  • noun an expert who studies financial data (on credit or securities or sales or financial patterns etc.) and recommends appropriate business actions

Etymologies

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From French analyste

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