Analytic (adjective)

Relating to analysis or using analysis, especially in breaking down a whole into its component parts.


Late 16th century: via late latin from greek analytikos, from analytos "dissected", from ana- "apart" + luein "loosen".


  1. The company used analytic methods to track and evaluate their business performance.
  2. An analytic approach is often used in scientific research, in which data is analyzed to discover patterns and make predictions.
  3. The analyst had a keen eye for detail, and was able to identify problems through his thorough and analytic approach.
  4. An analytic mind is often characterized by an ability to reason logically and systematically.
  5. The analytic method was used to solve the mathematical problem, breaking it down into simpler parts that could be more easily understood.
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