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English

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Etymology

From Ancient Greek ανάλυση (analuse), to dissolve)

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to analyse

Third person singular
analys

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to analyse (third-person singular simple present analys, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  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.

Usage notes

  • According to Fowler the alternative spelling analyze should be avoided since -yse is part of the stem of the word and not an ending.

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

analyse f.

  1. analysis (action of taking something apart to study it)

French

Noun

analyse f. (plural analyses)

  1. analysis

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Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Greek analysis (dissolution), from analyein (unloose), from ana- (up, throughout) + lysis (a loosening).

Noun

analyse m. (definite singular analysen; indefinite plural analyser; definite plural analysene)


  1. analysis (action of taking something apart to study it)
    I dag skal vi utføre en analyse av denne prøven.
    Today we are going to do an analysis on this sample.
    Hun kom med en skarpsindig analyse av situasjonen.
    She came up with a shrewd analysis of the situation.

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Greek analysis (dissolution), from analyein (unloose), from ana- (up, throughout) + lysis (a loosening).

Noun

analyse m. (definite singular analysen; indefinite plural analysar; definite plural analysane)


  1. analysis (action of taking something apart to study it)
    I dag skal vi utføre ein analyse av denne prøva.
    Today we are going to do an analysis on this sample.
    Ho kom med ein skarpsindig analyse av situasjonen.
    She came up with a shrewd analysis of the situation.

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