HyperDic: analysis

English > 6 senses of the word analysis:
NOUNactanalysisan investigation of the component parts of a whole / whole and their relations in making up the whole / whole
cognitionanalysis, analytic thinkingthe abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
communicationanalysisa form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed
communicationanalysisthe use of closed-class words instead of inflections
cognitionanalysisa branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits
actanalysis, psychoanalysis, depth psychologya set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders
analysis > pronunciation
Soundsahnae'lahsahs; ahnae'lihsihs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
abyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
English > analysis: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn investigation of the component parts of a whole / whole and their relations in making up the whole / whole.
NarroweranatomyA detailed analysis
case studyA detailed analysis of a person or group from a social or psychological / psychological or medical point of view
chemical analysis, qualitative analysisThe act of decomposing a substance into its constituent elements
cost analysisbreaking down the costs of some operation and reporting on each factor separately
dissectiondetailed critical analysis or examination one part at a time (as of a literary work)
fundamental analysis, fundamentals analysis(stock exchange) the use of fundamentals as an investment strategy
technical analysis, technical analysis of stock trends(stock exchange) analysis of past price changes in the hope of forecasting future price changes
Broaderinvestigation, investigatingThe work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
Spanishanálisis
Catalananàlisi
Adjectivesanalyticalusing or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
Verbsanalyzebreak down into components or essential features
English > analysis: 6 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations.
Synonymanalytic thinking
Narrowerbreakdown, partitioningAn analysis into mutually exclusive categories
cost-benefit analysisAn analysis of the cost effectiveness of different alternatives in order to see whether the benefits outweigh the costs
dissectionA minute and critical analysis
elimination, reasoning by eliminationAnalysis of a problem into alternative possibilities followed by the systematic rejection of unacceptable alternatives
reductionismThe analysis of complex things into simpler constituents
systems analysisanalysis of all aspects of a project along with ways to collect information about the operation of its parts
trend analysisAnalysis of changes over time
Broaderreasoning, logical thinking, abstract thoughtThinking that is coherent and logical
Oppositesynthesis, synthetic thinkingThe combination of ideas into a complex whole / whole
Spanishanálisis, pensamiento analítico
Catalananàlisi, pensament analític
Adjectivesanalytic, analyticalusing or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
Verbsanalyzeconsider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning / meaning
English > analysis: 6 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed.
Broadercriticism, literary criticismA written evaluation of a work of literature
Spanishanálisis
Catalananàlisi
English > analysis: 6 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningThe use of closed-class words instead of inflections: e.g., 'the father of the bride' instead of 'the bride's father'.
Broaderexpressive style, styleA way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
English > analysis: 6 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningA branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits; sequences and series and integration and differentiation.
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
NarrowerFourier analysis, harmonic analysisAnalysis of a periodic function into a sum of simple sinusoidal components
Broadercalculus, infinitesimal calculusThe branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions
Spanishanálisis
Catalananàlisi
Adjectivesanalyticusing or subjected to a methodology using algebra and calculus
English > analysis: 6 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningA set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud.
Example"his physician recommended psychoanalysis"
Synonymspsychoanalysis, depth psychology
Category ofabreactDischarge bad feelings or tension through verbalization
acathexis(psychoanalysis) a lack of cathexis
anaclisis(psychoanalysis) relationship marked by strong dependence on others
anal, anal retentiveA stage / stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated on the anal region
anal personality, anal retentive personality(psychoanalysis) a personality characterized by meticulous neatness and suspicion and reserve
anal stage, anal phase(psychoanalysis) the second sexual and social / social stage of a child's development during which bowel control is learned
castration anxiety(psychoanalysis) anxiety resulting from real or imagined threats to your sexual functions
catharsis, katharsis, abreaction(psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions
cathecticOf or relating to cathexis
cathexis, charge(psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object
complex(psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior
condensation(psychoanalysis) an unconscious process whereby two ideas or images combine into a single symbol
death instinct, death wish, Thanatos(psychoanalysis) an unconscious urge to die
ego(psychoanalysis) the conscious mind
ego ideal(psychoanalysis) the part of the ego that contains an ideal of personal excellence toward which a person strives
genital personality(psychoanalysis) the mature / mature personality which is not dominated by infantile pleasure drives
genital stage, genital phase(psychoanalysis) the fifth sexual and social stage in a person's development occurring during adolescence
id(psychoanalysis) primitive instincts and energies underlying all psychic activity
imago(psychoanalysis) an idealized image of someone (usually a parent) formed in childhood
introject(psychoanalysis) parental figures (and their values) that you introjected as a child
introjection(psychoanalysis) the internalization of the parent figures and their values
latency stage, latency phase, latency period(psychoanalysis) the fourth period (from about age 5 or 6 until puberty) during which sexual interests are supposed to be sublimated into other activities
latent content(psychoanalysis) hidden meaning / meaning of a fantasy or dream
libidinal energy(psychoanalysis) psychic energy produced by the libido
libido(psychoanalysis) a Freudian term for sexual ... / sexual urge or desire
oralA stage / stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated in the mouth
oral personality(psychoanalysis) a personality characterized either by generous optimism or aggressive and ambitious selfishness
oral stage, oral phase(psychoanalysis) the first sexual and social stage of an infant's development
penis envy(psychoanalysis) a female's presumed envy of the male's penis
phallic stage, phallic phase(psychoanalysis) the third stage in a child's development when awareness of and manipulation of the genitals is supposed to be a primary source of pleasure
pleasure principle, pleasure-pain principle, pleasure-unpleasure principle(psychoanalysis) the governing principle of the id
psychosexual development(psychoanalysis) the process during which personality and sexual behavior mature through a series of stages / stages
reality principle(psychoanalysis) the governing principle of the ego
superego(psychoanalysis) that part of the unconscious mind that acts as a conscience
transference(psychoanalysis) the process whereby emotions are passed on or displaced from one person to another
NarrowerhypnoanalysisThe use of hypnosis in conjunction with psychoanalysis
BroaderpsychotherapyThe treatment of mental or emotional problems by psychological means
Spanishpsicoanálisis, sicoanálisis
Catalanpsicoanàlisi
Verbsanalyzesubject to psychoanalytic treatment

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