Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To cut apart and analyze; anatomize.

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Usage examples "dissect":

  1. " Being a free moral agent to just dissect her fond parents and choose and refuse at will when she makes up her life and being for herself! - "The Reclaimers", Margaret Hill McCarter.
  2. He dissected a passion from every point of view, as a doctor may dissect a body, showing its source, its origin, its evil, and its good. - "The Life of Sir Richard Burton", Thomas Wright.
  3. " Here are my books," he told a visitor, as he pointed to a basket of rabbits that he was about to dissect. - "A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1.", Carlton J. H. Hayes.