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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

(an′ăl-īz″) [Ult. fr. Gr. analyein, to loose, loosen, analyze]
To separate into parts; to examine methodically.
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