an·​a·​ly·​za·​tion ˌa-nə-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce analyzation (audio)
plural analyzations
: the act or an instance of analyzing something : a result of analyzing something : analysis
The system has also allowed for data collection and analyzationJulia Werth
The T-shirt she wore was sent to forensics for analyzation.Leigh Egan
Why the new logo change? We don't know, but you can read an analyzation of the Warcraft logo change below.Germain Lussier
… books like Gone Girl, Big Little Lies and Sharp Objects … have led to pop culture obsessions, analyzations, and endless dissections.Kerri Jarema
Usage of Analyzation

Although the word analyzation has existed since the 18th century and is regularly formed from the verb analyze, it is much more rarely used than its more familiar synonym analysis.

Examples of analyzation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Several agencies are currently conducting a review to study broader policy implications for the U.S. detection and analyzation of unidentified aerial objects, and Biden said the review's findings will guide how the administration operates going forward. Luis Martinez, ABC News, 17 Feb. 2023 Like, the facial recognition technology used by airport security — this could really expedite the image analyzation process for researchers. Ashleigh Papp, Scientific American, 24 June 2022

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Word History


analyze + -ation

First Known Use

1698, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of analyzation was in 1698

Dictionary Entries Near analyzation

Cite this Entry

“Analyzation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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