Definition of ANALYSES

noun : ANALYSES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 3. (

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

  • 4. (

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

  • 5. (

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

  • 6. (

    ) a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud; "his physician recommended psychoanalysis" ;

verb : ANALYSES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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. (

    ) break down into components or essential features; "analyze today's financial market" ;


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