What does the word analytic mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Analytically.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to or proceeding by analysis. analytical.

Usage examples for analytic

  1. On the other hand, a priori judgements are sometimes analytic and sometimes synthetic. – Kant's Theory of Knowledge by Harold Arthur Prichard
  2. But the most pitiable and unfortunate of the one- sided scientists are those who would banish logic from the realms of physics, and who regard a deduction or a theory as an enemy of science; who heap scorn on analytic reason- the highest gift of Deity to man- and who deem the tabulation of dry facts without causes the only purpose of science. – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder