analysis - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun 

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/əˈnæləsɪs/
singularanalysis
pluralanalyses
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a process of studying or examining something in detail in order to understand it or explain it

    problems for discussion and analysis

    analysis of:

    The study included an analysis of accident statistics.

    1. a.
      a process of examining something in detail in order to find out what it contains

      The blood samples have been sent away for analysis.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the process of examining someone’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviour as a way of understanding and dealing with their emotional or mental problems