psychoanalyze


psy·cho·an·a·lyze

transitive verb \-ˈa-nə-ˌlīz\

: to treat the mental and emotional problems of (a patient) by having the patient talk about dreams, feelings, memories, etc. : to treat (someone) by means of psychoanalysis

Full Definition of PSYCHOANALYZE

:  to treat by means of psychoanalysis

First Known Use of PSYCHOANALYZE

1911

psy·cho·an·a·lyze

transitive verb    (Medical Dictionary)
psy·cho·an·a·lyzed or British psy·cho·an·a·lysedpsy·cho·an·a·lyz·ing or British psy·cho·an·a·lys·ing

Medical Definition of PSYCHOANALYZE

: to treat by means of psychoanalysis

Variants of PSYCHOANALYZE

psy·cho·an·a·lyze or British psy·cho·an·a·lyse \-ˈan-əl-ˌīz\

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: psychobabble
Previous Word in the Dictionary: psychoanalytic
All Words Near: psychoanalyze

Seen & Heard

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

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More