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analysis

noun

1 analysis

An investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole.

Roget 476: reasoning ratiocination rationalism; dialectics, induction, generalization.    discussion, comment; ventilation; inquiry etc. 461.    argumentation, controversy, debate; ... show more

Roget 662: remedy, help, cure, redress; medicine, medicament; diagnosis, medical examination; medical treatment; surgery; preventive medicine.    [medical devices] clinical thermometer, ... show more

Roget 596: compend, compendium; abstract, precis, epitome, multum in parvo [Lat.], analysis, pandect, digest, sum and substance, brief, abridgment, summary, ... show more

Roget 49: decomposition, analysis, dissection, resolution, catalysis, dissolution; corruption etc. (uncleanness) 653; dispersion etc. 73; disjunction ... show more

Roget 461: inquiry; request etc. 765; search, research, quest, pursuit etc. 622.    examination, review, scrutiny, investigation, ... show more

Roget 60: arrangement; plan etc. 626; preparation etc. 673; disposal, disposition; collocation, allocation; distribution; sorting etc. ... show more

Roget 85: numeration; numbering etc. v.; pagination; tale, recension, enumeration, summation, reckoning, computation, supputation; calculation, calculus; ... show more

Roget 463: experiment; essay etc. (attempt) 675; analysis etc. (investigation) 461; screen; trial, tentative method, t=atonnement.    verification, ... show more

Dutch: analyse, ontleding
Polish: analizowanie



2 analysis

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

synonym: analytic thinking.

Dutch: ontleding

3 analysis

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

4 analysis

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

Polish: analiza

5 analysis

A branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits; sequences and series and integration and differentiation.

Dutch: analyse
Polish: analiza matematyczna

6 analysis

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.

synonyms: depth psychology, psychoanalysis.

Dutch: analyse, psychoanalyse
Polish: psychoanaliza


Moby thesaurus: Baconian method, Boolean algebra, Euclidean geometry, Fourier analysis, Lagrangian function, a fortiori reasoning, a posteriori reasoning, a priori reasoning, abstraction, accounting, airing, algebra, algebraic geometry, alteration, analytic geometry, anatomization, anatomy, arithmetic, arrangement, assay ... show more.

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