HyperDic: analytical

English > 2 senses of the word analytical:
ADJECTIVEallanalytical, analyticusing or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
allanalytical, analyticof a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience
analytical > pronunciation
Soundsae.nahlih'tihkahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > analytical: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningUsing or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles).
Examples
  • "analytical reasoning"
  • "an analytical mind"
Synonymanalytic
Oppositesynthetic, syntheticalInvolving or of the nature of synthesis (combining separate elements to form a coherent whole) as opposed to analysis
Spanishanalítica, analítico
Catalananalític
Nounsanalysisan investigation of the component parts of a whole / whole and their relations in making up the whole / whole
analysisthe abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
English > analytical: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience.
Synonymanalytic
CategorylogicThe branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
See alsoa prioriInvolving deductive reasoning from a general principle to a necessary effect
deductiveInvolving inferences from general principles
logicalcapable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning
Oppositesynthetic, syntheticalOf a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation / observation or facts
Spanishanalítico
Catalananalític

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