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analyze

(ăn′ə-līz′)
tr.v. ana·lyzed, ana·lyzing, ana·lyzes
1. To examine methodically by separating into parts and studying their interrelations.
2. Chemistry To make a chemical analysis of.
3. Mathematics To make a mathematical analysis of.
4. To psychoanalyze.

an′a·lyz′a·ble adj.
an′a·ly·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
an′a·lyz′er n.

analyze

See analysis.

analyze

(an′ăl-īz″) [Ult. fr. Gr. analyein, to loose, loosen, analyze]
To separate into parts; to examine methodically.
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The impression of warmth and comfort and beauty predominated, though he was unable to analyze it; while the simplicity delighted him--expensive simplicity, he decided, and most of it leftovers from the time her father went broke and died.
And they returned insistently, again and again, to a rehearsal of their first impressions of each other and to hopeless attempts to analyze just precisely what they felt for each other and how much there was of it.
I don't pretend to be able to analyze my own motives; I don't pretend even to guess how other women might have acted in my place.
to be able to define, explain, and analyze precisely what a government clerk is?
I was wont to deny that heredity and environment could explain his own originality and genius, any more than could the cold groping finger of science catch and analyze and classify that elusive essence that lurked in the constitution of life itself.
Had he attempted to analyze this feeling he would have found it difficult, for during all his life he had been accustomed to sights of suffering and cruelty.
Who can analyze the nameless charm which glances from one and another face and form?
It is pleasant to analyze feelings while they are still only feelings, and unembodied in the social fabric.
His face became more expectant and tense as he tried to analyze and identify the impression.
It never entered his head to analyze the details of the sick man's situation, to consider how that body was lying under the quilt, how those emaciated legs and thighs and spine were lying huddled up, and whether they could not be made more comfortable, whether anything could not be done to make things, if not better, at least less bad.
To be scrutinized and scanned by a fellow who completely analyzes you, by inch and line - 'tis degrading
We also analyze the global mining industry through a Porter's Five Forces Framework analysis.