an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
analysis, analytic thinking(noun)
the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
a form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed
the use of closed-class words instead of inflections: e.g., `the father of the bride' instead of `the bride's father'
a branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits; sequences and series and integration and differentiation
psychoanalysis, analysis, depth psychology(noun)
a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud
"his physician recommended psychoanalysis"
analysis(noun)A process of dismantling or separating into constituent elements in order to study the nature, function, or meaning.
analysis(noun)The result of such a process.
analysis(noun)The mathematical study of functions, sequences, series, limits, derivatives and integrals.
analysis(noun)Proof by deduction from known truths.
analysis(noun)The process of breaking down a substance into its constituent parts, or the result of this process.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
An abridgment gives the most important portions of a work substantially as they stand. An outline or synopsis is a kind of sketch closely following the plan. An abstract or digest is an independent statement of what the book contains. An analysis draws out the chief thoughts or arguments, whether expressed or implied. A summary is the most condensed statement of results or conclusions. An epitome, compend, or compendium is a condensed view of a subject, whether derived from a previous publication or not. We may have an abridgment of a dictionary, but not an analysis, abstract, digest, or summary. We may have an epitome of religion, a compendium of English literature, but not an abridgment. Compare ABBREVIATION.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
List of paraphrases:
analyses, analysing, analytical, analyse, analyzing, analyze, analyzes, analysed, scan, analytics, analyzed, análisis, 'analyse, testing, assessment, discussion, analytic, review, parsing, study, parse, tbfra, examination, scans, scanning, análise, tests
Translations for analysis
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- تحليل, تحليل مختبري, تحليل رياضيArabic
- разлагане, анализBulgarian
- anàlisiCatalan, Valencian
- rozbor, analýzaCzech
- Analysis, AnalyseGerman
- analitiko, analizoEsperanto
- analyysi, tarkastelu, tutkiminenFinnish
- mion-rannsachadhScottish Gaelic
- stærðfræðigreining, greining, stærðfræðileg greiningIcelandic
- 解析, 解析学, 分析, 分析判断Japanese
- 분석, 分析Korean
- شیکاری, تاوتوێکاریKurdish
- analyse, ontledingDutch
- анализ, разложение, исследование, разборRussian
- analiz, tahlilTurkish
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