Part of speech: verb

To make an analysis of; examine minutely or critically.

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Usage examples "analyse":

  1. But to arrive at a scientific knowledge of nature is not at all the same thing as arriving at the truth about her; one may analyse everything, peak and lake and moonlight alike, into its component elements, and show that it is all matter animated and sustained by certain forces. - "The Silent Isle", Arthur Christopher Benson.
  2. Any student who should wish to examine the conditions of the struggle at its height may be content to analyse the first act of this the first historical play of Shakespeare. - "A Study of Shakespeare", Algernon Charles Swinburne.
  3. She did not try to analyse it. - "The Garden Of Allah", Robert Hichens.