analyze


analyze (http://definr.com/analyze)

     v 1: consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to
          discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a
          sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a
          criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives" [syn: analyse,
           study, examine, canvass]
     2: make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of;
        break down into components or essential features; "analyze
        a specimen"; "analyze a sentence"; "analyze a chemical
        compound" [syn: analyse, break down, dissect, {take
        apart}] [ant: synthesize]
     3: break down into components or essential features; "analyze
        today's financial market"
     4: subject to psychoanalytic treatment; "I was analyzed in
        Vienna by a famous psychiatrist" [syn: analyse, psychoanalyze,
         psychoanalyse]