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analysis

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  1. 1 the separation and identification of the parts of a whole <investigators took the mysterious powder to the lab for analysis> Synonyms anatomizing, anatomy, assay, breakdown, deconstruction, dissection Related Words assessment, diagnosis, evaluation, examination, inspection, investigation, muster, scrutiny; arrangement, assortment, cataloging (or cataloguing), categorization, classification, codification, indexing; enumeration, inventory, itemization, tabulation; division, reduction, segmentation, separation, subdivision Near Antonyms agglomeration, aggregation, amalgamation, assimilation, coalescence, conglomeration, consolidation, integration, synthesis, unification

  2. 2 a series of explanations or observations on something (as an event) <gave a thorough analysis of the main character's motives> Synonyms commentary, comment, exposition, play-by-playRelated Words annotation, explication; descant (also discant), note, observation, remark; report, review, write-up


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