Definition of analyze :
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.
dissolve, fail, conk out, analyse, snap, take, learn, crumble, decompose, separate, poll, take apart, give out, crumple, compound, resolve, crush, scrutinize, inspect, canvass, give way, break down, collapse, lay bare, disassemble, die, dismember, disintegrate, lose it, canvas, read, psychoanalyse, psychoanalyze, tumble, try out, go, hit the books, go bad, break, essay, break apart, discerp, see, assemble, break up, dismantle
experiment (part of speech: verb)
analyze (part of speech: verb)
interpret (part of speech: verb)
reason (part of speech: verb)
think (part of speech: verb)
- She seemed to summon up and analyze all her past, as if she were about to end one life and begin another. - "Rose of Dutcher's Coolly", Hamlin Garland.
- We created the Regulatory Analysis Review Group in the White House to analyze the most costly proposed new rules and find ways to improve them. - "State of the Union Addresses of Jimmy Carter", Jimmy Carter.
- I had tried, from the first moment of the proposition to join Company H, to analyze this reluctance in regard to my original company, and had at last confessed to myself that it was due to exaggerated sensitiveness. - "Who Goes There?", Blackwood Ketcham Benson.