What does the word analysis mean?

Usage examples for analysis

  1. Analysis- then you've found out the Texas formula? – I Walked in Arden by Jack Crawford
  2. The mental analysis, however, must take place first. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  3. The following suggestive analysis I submit for the purpose of pointing out why the cost of production is too great to allow a profit. – The Dollar Hen by Milo M. Hastings