The definition of analyze means to separate a thing or idea into its parts in order to figure out all the nature and interrelationship of all the parts or to consider and evaluate a situation carefully.(verb)
To diagnose a medical condition is an example of analyze.
See analyze in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr analyser < analyse, analysis
See analyze in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb an·a·lyzed, an·a·lyz·ing, an·a·lyz·es
Origin: Perhaps from French analyser
Origin: , from analyse, analysis
Origin: , from Greek analusis; see analysis.
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