Definition of analyse:
- Alt. of Analyser
- 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.
dismember, try out, contemplate, fail, examine, collapse, take apart, crush, go, go bad, dissect, essay, break, break down, probe, decompose, see, consider, conk out, learn, crumple, take, canvas, prove, tumble, poll, dismantle, canvass, crumble, read, try, give way, break up, give out, lose it, analyze, die, meditate, snap, study, disassemble, psychoanalyze, discerp, break apart, test, hit the books, psychoanalyse.
- "Roughing it in the Bush", Susanna Moodie.
For, if we come to analyse the thoughts of humanity about the last act in human life on earth, what is it that makes the dread darkness of death, which all men know, though they so seldom think of it?- "Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)", Alexander Maclaren.
In a similar way species of plants and animals of Alpine origin might have joined these migrants in their northward course, and it is only when we come to carefully analyse the constituent parts of all these members which have come to us in England from the south, that we realise the complexity of their origin.- "The History of the European Fauna", R. F. Scharff.