"analyse" in the verb sense
1. analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass
consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
"analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"
"analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"
"analyze your real motives"
2. analyze, analyse
break down into components or essential features
"analyze today's financial market"
3. analyze, analyse, break down, dissect, take apart
make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of break down into components or essential features
"analyze a specimen"
"analyze a sentence"
"analyze a chemical compound"
4. analyze, analyse, psychoanalyze, psychoanalyse
subject to psychoanalytic treatment
"I was analyzed in Vienna by a famous psychiatrist"
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