[ 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'.