Meaning of ANALYTIC in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌa-nə-ˈli-tik ]


or an·a·lyt·i·cal -ti-kəl

Etymology: Late Latin analyticus, from Greek analytikos, from analyein

Date: 1601

1. : of or relating to analysis or analytics ; especially : separating something into component parts or constituent elements

2. : being a proposition (as “no bachelor is married”) whose truth is evident from the meaning of the words it contains — compare synthetic

3. : skilled in or using analysis especially in thinking or reasoning

a keenly analytic person

4. : characterized by analysis rather than inflection

analytic languages

5. : psychoanalytic

6. : treated or treatable by or using the methods of algebra and calculus


a. of a function of a real variable : capable of being expanded in a Taylor's series in powers of x - h in some neighborhood of the point h

b. of a function of a complex variable : differentiable at every point in some neighborhood of a given point

• an·a·lyt·i·cal·ly -ti-k(ə-)lē adverb

• an·a·ly·tic·i·ty ˌa-nə-lə-ˈti-sə-tē noun

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.