Meaning of ANALYSIS in English

n. (pl. analyses)

1. a a detailed examination of the elements or structure of a substance etc. b a statement of the result of this.

2 Chem. the determination of the constituent parts of a mixture or compound.

3 psychoanalysis.

4 Math. the use of algebra and calculus in problem-solving.

5 Cricket a statement of the performance of a bowler, usu. giving the numbers of overs and maiden overs bowled, runs conceded, and wickets taken.

Phrases and idioms:

in the final (or last or ultimate) analysis after all due consideration; in the end.

Etymology: med.L f. Gk analusis (as ANA-, luo set free)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.