analyze
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This word may also be spelled "analyse."
analyze(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to study closely)
a. analizar
I've been transcribing and analyzing the solos of John Coltrane.He estado transcribiendo y analizando los solos de John Coltrane.
2. (psychology)
a. analizar
Mom, I'm not your patient. Stop trying to analyze me.Mamá, no soy tu paciente. Deja de tratar de analizarme.
b. psicoanalizar
My therapist is using my dreams to analyze my psyche.Mi terapeuta está utilizando mis sueños para psicoanalizar mi psiquis.
3. (to determine the cause of)
a. analizar
The detective was analyzing every detail of the killings to find a connection.El detective analizaba cada detalle de los asesinatos para encontrar una conexión.
4. (chemistry)
a. analizar
The water was analyzed to estimate the number of bacteria present.Se analizó el agua para estimar la cantidad de bacterias presentes.
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analyse
analyze (US)
[ˈænəlaɪz]
transitive verb
1 (study) analizar
2 (Psychology and Psychiatry) psicoanalizar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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