re·​an·​a·​lyze (ˌ)rē-ˈa-nə-ˌlīz How to pronounce reanalyze (audio)
reanalyzed; reanalyzing; reanalyzes

transitive verb

: to again ascertain or study the parts of (something) : to analyze (something) again
But if no significant differences were found, the data could be reanalyzed according to longer or shorter time intervals until a significant difference was found.James L. Mills, M.D.

Examples of reanalyze in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 2019, Phil Sutton of the University of Lincoln in England reanalyzed the super-Saturn, J1407b. Rebecca Boyle, Scientific American, 1 Mar. 2021 To learn what’s happening within a brain trying to distinguish reality from imagination, the researchers reanalyzed brain scans from a previous study in which 35 participants vividly imagined and perceived various images, from watering cans to roosters. Yasemin Saplakoglu, Quanta Magazine, 24 May 2023 As proof, Wall Street analysts now are busy reanalyzing the regional banks - and knocking down the weak, riskier ones. John S. Tobey, Forbes, 22 Mar. 2023 To reanalyze the initial team's results, the new team, which also included a number of NASA scientists, utilized a computer model of Venus’ atmosphere. Eric Betz, Discover Magazine, 2 Feb. 2021 Others can reanalyze, and importantly replicate simulations and modulate parameters to their own liking. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 22 Oct. 2012 The group is now returning to its old data sets and reanalyzing the data to answer new, unexplored questions, in part by applying machine learning. IEEE Spectrum, 14 Mar. 2023 Sharyn Parks Brown, an epidemiologist with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division of Reproductive Health, who co-authored the study, noted that the data found about race was reanalyzed multiple times to make sure the findings were correct. Nicholas Rice, Peoplemag, 13 Mar. 2023 That was the result of work done in part by the psychologist Daniel Kahneman—who reanalyzed his work in this new study, alongside Killingsworth. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 8 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1826, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reanalyze was in 1826

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“Reanalyze.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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