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  Definition of analysis
  1. an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
  2. 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"
  3. the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
  4. a branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits; sequences and series and integration and differentiation
  5. a form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed
  6. the use of closed-class words instead of inflections: e.g., `the father of the bride'' instead of `the bride''s father''
Similar Words: psychoanalysis, depth psychology, analytic thinking

 

Hyponyms: anatomy, case study, chemical analysis, qualitative analysis, cost analysis, dissection, hypnoanalysis, breakdown, partitioning, cost-benefit analysis, elimination, reasoning by elimination, reductionism, systems analysis, trend analysis, Fourier analysis, harmonic analysis

 

Derivational Morphology: analyze, analyse, psychoanalyze, psychoanalyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas

 

Language Translations:
Arabic: تحليل and تحليل مختبري and تحليل رياضي   Catalan: anàlisi  
Chinese: 分析   Croatian: analiza  
Danish: analyse   Dutch: analyse  
Finnish: analyysi   French: analyse  
German: Analyse and Analysis   Greek: ανάλυση  
Hebrew: ניתוח   Hungarian: analízis  
Italian: analisi   Japanese: 解析学 and 分析  
Korean: 분석   Polish: analiza  
Portuguese: análise   Spanish: análisis  
Swedish: analys   Telugu: విశ్లేషణ  
 
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