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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb analyse:


Analyse is sometimes a misspelling of analysis or analyze.

The word analyse and its family (analysed, analyser, analysers, analyses, analysing, analysis, analyst, analysts, analytic, analytical, analytically) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the verb analyse

What does analyse mean as a doing word?

Analyse is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: analysed | analysing | analyses

  1. consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
  2. break down into components or essential features
  3. make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features
  4. subject to psychoanalytic treatment

Alternative definition of the verb analyse


  1. [transitive] To subject to analysis.
  2. [transitive] To resolve (anything complex) into its elements.
  3. [transitive] To separate into the constituent parts, for the purpose of an examination of each separately.
  4. [transitive] To examine in such a manner as to ascertain the elements or nature of the thing examined; as, to analyse a fossil substance, to analyse a sentence or a word, or to analyse an action to ascertain its morality.

Specialised definition of the verb analyse

Glossary of sports

to examine in detail (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)


Analyse is a musical group.

  • album: "Désirs de tendresse"


  1. "Analyse" is a pop rock song recorded by Irish band The Cranberries. It was the first single from their fifth studio album, Wake Up and Smell the Coffee, released in 2001. The promotional video, directed by Keir McFarlane, had to be edited in consequence of the 9/11 attacks.
  2. "Analyse" is a song by Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke and is the second track on his 2006 album The Eraser. The song was released on 30 October as a digital download and on 6 November as a limited edition 12" single in the United Kingdom.
  3. "Analyse" is the 2001 single by The Cranberries.
    • released on (13 years ago)
  4. "Analyse" is a musical single of Thom Yorke.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  5. "Analyse" is a musical album of Juliensblog.
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  6. "Analyse" is a musical album of Philippe Chatel.
    • released in (39 years ago)
  7. "Analyse" is a composition.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Analyse

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Google previewMind (1899)

That the series of harmonic combinations answers in general to combinations difficult to analyse is an interesting generalisation ; but what one wants to know is how this can be made to explain the fact that art seeks such combinations as ...

Google previewConflict and Multimodal Communication (2015)

Social Research and Machine Intelligence by Francesca D'Errico, Isabella Poggi, Alessandro Vinciarelli, Laura Vincze

The first interaction we will analyse is an excerpt from a political debate. In 2007, the two main candidates in the presidential elections in France were confronted in a televised debate. Nicolas Sarkozy, from a right wing party (UMP), had been ...

Google previewDispute Settlement Reports 2007: Volume 3, Pages 719-1204 (2009)

by World Trade Organization

Moreover, while the relevant variable to analyse is the entry price as ...

Google previewElements of Modern X-ray Physics (2011)

by Jens Als-Nielsen, Des McMorrow

The form factor of isolated particles The simplest case to analyse is a dilute solution of molecules, or more ...

Google previewInconsistency Tolerance (2005)

by Leopoldo Bertossi, Anthony Hunter, Torsten Schaub

Analyses. Arguably, the most important logical language to analyse is that of classical logic. So far in this review we have considered a variety of approaches. Syntactic analysis is an obvious starting point for use with classical ...

Google previewThe Mathematics Dictionary (1992)

by R.C. James, Glenn James

Analogy Analyse. Analysis Analyse de sensitivite. Analyse des facteurs .

Google previewEncyclopedia of Historical Archaeology (2002)

by Charles E. Orser Jnr

Feminist research in historical archaeology has corrected androcentric methods and created new methods to analyse gender without male biases. In a 1985 chapter in Archaeology, Ecology and Ethnohistogi Qf the Prairie—Forest Border zone ...

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Quotes about Analyse

Acting is invigorating. But I don't analyse it too much. It's like a dog smelling where it's going to do its toilet in the morning. (Liam Neeson)
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Scrabble value of A1N1A1L1Y4S1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ANALYSE

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