Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

metanalysis

play
noun met·anal·y·sis \ˌme-tə-ˈna-lə-səs\

Definition of metanalysis

  1. :  a reanalysis of the division between sounds or words resulting in different constituents (as in the development of an apron from a napron)



1914

First Known Use of metanalysis

1914

Rhymes with metanalysis


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up metanalysis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a smart aleck

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

maudlin oily angry prompt
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ