analytical

  • 1analytical — adj. 1. of or pertaining to analysis (definition 2). [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Logic) of a proposition; necessarily true independent of fact or experience, such as all spinsters are unmarried . Opposite of {synthetic}. Also See: {a priori}, {deductive,… …

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  • 2analytical — UK US /ˌænəlˈɪtɪkəl/ adjective (ALSO FORMAL analytic) ► relating to the careful or scientific examination of facts and information: »analytical skills/techniques/methods »We offer award winning website design and hosting services, extranets, and… …

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  • 3analytical — UK [ˌænəˈlɪtɪk(ə)l] / US or analytic UK [ˌænəˈlɪtɪk] / US adjective * using a method of separating things into their parts in order to examine and understand them an analytical mind analytical skills Derived word: analytically UK [ˌænəˈlɪtɪklɪ] / …

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  • 4analytical — [ˌænəˈlɪtɪk(ə)l] or analytic [ˌænəˈlɪtɪk] adj examining a problem or issue by separating it into its different parts or aspects analytical skills[/ex] analytically [ˌænəˈlɪtɪkli] adv …

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  • 5analytical — [an΄ə lit′i kəl] adj. ANALYTIC analytically adv. * * * …

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  • 6analytical — philosophy …

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  • 7analytical — I adjective deductive, demonstrative, diagnostic, experimental, fact finding, investigative, logical, mathematical, probing, rational, reasoning, resolvent, searching, separative, solvent II index clinical, deductive, demonstrative ( …

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  • 8analytical — (adj.) 1520s, from M.L. analyticus (see ANALYTIC (Cf. analytic)) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Related: Analytically …

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  • 9analytical — subtle, *logical Analogous words: acute, keen, *sharp: profound, *deep: penetrating, piercing (see ENTER): organizing, ordering, marshaling (see ORDER vb) Antonyms: creative, inventive, constructive …

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  • 10analytical — (also analytic) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or using analysis or logical reasoning. DERIVATIVES analytically adverb …

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  • 11analytical — [an΄ə lit′i kəl] adj. ANALYTIC analytically adv …

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  • 12analytical — an|a|lyt|ical [ˌænəlˈıtıkəl] adj also an|a|lyt|ic [ˌænəlˈıtık] [Date: 1500 1600; : Late Latin; Origin: analyticus, from Greek, from analyein; ANALYSIS] 1.) thinking about things in a detailed and intelligent way, so that you can examine and… …

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  • 13analytical — [[t]æ̱nəlɪ̱tɪk(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED An analytical way of doing something involves the use of logical reasoning. I have an analytical approach to every survey. Derived words: analytically [[t]æ̱nəlɪ̱tɪkli[/t]] ADV GRADED ADV with v, ADV adj A… …

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  • 14Analytical — Analytic An a*lyt ic, Analytical An a*lyt ic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. analytique. See {Analysis}.] Of or pertaining to analysis; resolving into elements or constituent parts; as, an analytical experiment; opposed to {synthetic}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15analytical — an|a|lyt|i|cal [ ,ænə lıtıkl ] or an|a|lyt|ic [ ,ænə lıtık ] adjective * using a method of separating things into their parts in order to examine and understand them: an analytical mind analytical skills ╾ an|a|lyt|i|cal|ly [ ,ænə lıtıkli ]… …

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  • 16analytical — /ænəˈlɪtɪkəl/ (say anuh litikuhl) adjective 1. proceeding by way of analysis: an analytical approach. 2. inclined towards analysis: an analytical mind. 3. exclusively preoccupied with the search for understanding in terms of elements, relations,… …

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  • 17analytical — adjective /æn.ʌˈlɪt.ə.kəl/ a) Of or pertaining to analysis; resolving into elements or constituent parts; as, an analytical experiment b) Analytic reasoning as opposed to synthetic. <! material copied from Websters Revised Unabridged… …

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  • 18analytical — adj. Analytical is used with these nouns: ↑approach, ↑brain, ↑capability, ↑chemist, ↑chemistry, ↑framework, ↑method, ↑mind, ↑precision, ↑rigour, ↑skill, ↑ …

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  • 19analytical — analytic / analytical [adj] examining and determining cogent, conclusive, detailed, diagnostic, discrete, dissecting, explanatory, expository, inquiring, inquisitive, interpretive, investigative, judicious, logical, organized, penetrating,… …

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  • 20analytical — adj. 1 using analytic methods. 2 Philol. using separate words instead of inflections (cf. SYNTHETIC). Phrases and idioms: analytical geometry geometry using coordinates. Derivatives: analytically adv …

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