analysis - definitions and synonyms

analysis noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole

  2. English Meaning: 

    : the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations

    Synonyms:

    analytic thinking
  3. English Meaning: 

    : a form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed

  4. English Meaning: 

    : the use of closed-class words instead of inflections: e.g., `the father of the bride' instead of `the bride's father'

  5. English Meaning: 

    : a branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits; sequences and series and integration and differentiation

  6. English Meaning: 

    : a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud

    Example Sentenses:

    • his physician recommended psychoanalysis