Definition of dissect:
double-blind, go bad, conk out, quarter, check over, go over, analyse, crumple, die, inspect, break down, control, lose it, crush, detect, assemble, deconstruct, investigate, resolve, animal rights, psychoanalyse, review, collapse, empirical, dismember, discerp, give way, detection, analyze, canvass, take apart, biopiracy, chromatography, operate, monitor, psychoanalyze, tumble, snap, break apart, go, break up, fail, check, scrutinize, canvas, give out.
- analyze (part of speech: verb)
separate (part of speech: verb)
- disintegrate (part of speech: verb)
But I might as well try to dissect a storm, and write the gusts of a tempest, as to describe all the waves of passion in that fluctuating and agonized heart: the feelings and the agitation of a life were crowded into those few hours, during which she awaited the lover she had lost.- "Put Yourself in His Place", Charles Reade.
- "The Art of Public Speaking", Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein.
- "The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti", John Addington Symonds.