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analyze

an·a·lyze

analyze

 
pronunciation:
ae n laIz
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part of speech: verb
inflections: analyzed, analyzes, analyzing
definition: to separate into parts for close study; examine and explain.
If we analyze the problem, perhaps we can solve it.
 
synonyms:
examine
similar words:
evaluate, inquire, investigate, question, reason, survey, test
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  chemistry, element, physics
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The word analyze contains the following parts:
lys, lyt, -lyze Greek root that means break down, disintegrate