psychoanalyze

play
verb psy·cho·an·a·lyze \ -ˈa-nə-ˌlīz \

Definition of psychoanalyze

transitive verb
:to treat by means of psychoanalysis

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First Known Use of psychoanalyze

1911


PSYCHOANALYZE Defined for English Language Learners

psychoanalyze

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verb

Definition of psychoanalyze for English Language Learners

  • : 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


Medical Dictionary

psychoanalyze

transitive verb psy·cho·an·a·lyze
variants: or British psychoanalyse play \-ˈan-ᵊl-ˌīz\

medical Definition of psychoanalyze

psychoanalyzed or British psychoanalysed; psychoanalyzing or British psychoanalysing
:to treat by means of psychoanalysis


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