usage: consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"
2. analyze, analyse
usage: break down into components or essential features; "analyze today's financial market"
3. analyze, analyse, break down, dissect, take apart
usage: make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features; "analyze a specimen"; "analyze a sentence"; "analyze a chemical compound"
4. analyze, analyse, psychoanalyze, psychoanalyse, treat, care for
usage: subject to psychoanalytic treatment; "I was analyzed in Vienna by a famous psychiatrist"