To subject to analysis; to resolve (anything complex) into its elements; to separate into the constituent parts, for the purpose of an examination of each separately; to examine in such a manner as to ascertain the elements or nature of the thing examined; to consider in detail in order to discover essential features or meaning; as, to analyze an action to ascertain its morality; to analyse a sonnet by Shakespeare; to analyse the evidence in a criminal trial; to analyse your real motives.
make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features; as, to analyse a specimen; to analyze a fossil substance; to analyze a sentence or a word; to analyse a chemical compound.
(AN a lyze) v: to examine carefully After analyzing the course of action against each of the selected enemy capabilities, the commander will determine how to proceed.
examine in steps to get a better understanding of the whole
To study the factors of a situation or problem in order to determine the outcome or solution; to separate or distinguish the parts of a process or situation so as to discover their true relationships.
To study and interpret past, present and projected corporate, economic and market information in order to make predictions about the future.
Analyze is to study or determine the nature and relationship of the parts of something by looking closely at it.