ANALYZE

WORD OF THE WEEK

ANALYZE ( ANALIZAR )

an·a·lyze

transitive verb \ˈa-nə-ˌlīz\


- to study (something) closely and carefully : to learn the nature and relationship of the parts of (something) by a close and careful examination


- to study the emotions and thoughts of (someone) by using psychoanalysis

FULL DEFINITION OF ANALYZE

1: to study or determine the nature and relationship of the parts of by analysis (see analysis)

2: to subject to scientific or grammatical analysis

3: psychoanalyze


an·a·lyz·abil·i·ty \ˌa-nə-ˌlī-zə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

an·a·lyz·able \ˈa-nə-ˌlī-zə-bəl\ adjective

an·a·lyz·er \-ˌlī-zər\ noun

EXAMPLES OF ANALYZE

  1. The data was recorded and analyzed by computer.
  2. We took the sample to be chemically analyzed by a lab.
  3. Researchers are busy analyzing the results of the study.
  4. The bacteria were analyzed under a powerful microscope.
  5. Manzano Teachers will analyze their Benchmark results with their students.