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analyst

an·a·lyst

analyst

 
pronunciation:
ae n lihst
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: someone trained and licensed in the profession of psychoanalysis.
synonyms:
psychoanalyst
similar words:
alienist, psychotherapist, therapist
definition 2: someone trained or skilled in a particular type of analysis.
synonyms:
examiner, investigator
similar words:
assayer
Word Parts
The word analyst contains the following parts:
lys, lyt, -lyze Greek root that means break down, disintegrate