Meaning of ANALYSIS in English

[ ə'nalɪsɪs ]

■ noun ( plural analyses -si:z )

1》 a detailed examination of something in order to interpret or explain it.

2》 the process of separating something into its constituent elements. Often contrasted with synthesis .

↘the process of analysing the chemical constituents of a substance.

3》 short for psycho~ .

4》 Mathematics the part of mathematics concerned with the theory of functions and the use of limits, continuity, and the operations of calculus.


C16: via med. L. from Gk analusis , from analuein 'unloose'.

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