Definitions of analysis

  1. a branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits; sequences and series and integration and differentiation Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. the use of closed-class words instead of inflections: e.g., `the father of the bride' instead of `the bride's father' Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. A resolution of anything, whether an object of the senses or of the intellect, into its constituent or original elements; an examination of the component parts of a subject, each separately, as the words which compose a sentence, the tones of a tune, or the simple propositions which enter into an argument. It is opposed to synthesis. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The tracing of things to their source, and the resolving of knowledge into its original principles. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The resolving of problems by reducing the conditions that are in them to equations. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A syllabus, or table of the principal heads of a discourse, disposed in their natural order. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A brief, methodical illustration of the principles of a science. In this sense it is nearly synonymous with synopsis. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. The process of ascertaining the name of a species, or its place in a system of classification, by means of an analytical table or key. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. The division or separation of a thing into the parts that compose it; as, analysis of a plant; analysis of a sentence. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. A resolving or separating a thing into its elements or component parts:-pl. ANALYSES. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. Separation of a compound or a subject into its component parts or elements. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. The resolution of a compound into its elements; also, a logical synopsis. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. The resolution of a compound into its constituent parts or elements; the resolving of problems by algebraical equations; an orderly arrangement of the heads of a discourse; a sort of synopsis. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. The separation of a compound into its elements; the tracing of things to their source; the opposite of synthesis. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for analysis

  1. Finally, I shall draw my conclusions as to present functions, and with a more careful analysis of certain factors state the reasons for those conclusions as briefly as possible. – On the Firing Line in Education by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  2. At the end it is to be said that a satisfactory analysis of his character cannot be made. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell