transitive verb-·lyzed·, -·lyz·ing
- to separate (a thing, idea, etc.) into its parts so as to find out their nature, proportion, function, interrelationship, etc.
- to examine in detail so as to determine the nature or tendencies of
- to psychoanalyze
- Chem. to examine (compounds or mixtures) by analytical chemistry
- Gram. to resolve (a sentence) into its grammatical elements
Origin of analyzeFrench analyser from analyse, analysis