Definition of Analytic

1. Adjective. Using or subjected to a methodology using algebra and calculus. "Analytic statics"

Category relationships: Math, Mathematics, Maths
Partainyms: Analysis
Derivative terms: Analysis

2. Adjective. Using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles). "An analytical mind"
Exact synonyms: Analytical
Derivative terms: Analysis, Analyticity, Analysis, Analysis
Antonyms: Synthetic

3. Adjective. Expressing a grammatical category by using two or more words rather than inflection.
Exact synonyms: Uninflected
Category relationships: Linguistics
Similar to: Isolating
Antonyms: Synthetic

4. Adjective. Of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience. "`all spinsters are unmarried' is an analytic proposition"
Exact synonyms: Analytical
Category relationships: Logic
Also: A Priori, Deductive, Logical
Antonyms: Synthetic

Definition of Analytic

1. a. Of or pertaining to analysis; resolving into elements or constituent parts; as, an analytical experiment; analytic reasoning; -- opposed to synthetic.

Definition of Analytic

1. Adjective. of, or relating to any form of analysis, or to analytics ¹

2. Adjective. of, or relating to division into elements or principles ¹

3. Adjective. having the ability to analyse ¹

4. Adjective. (logic) (''of a proposition'') that follows necessarily; tautologous ¹

5. Adjective. (mathematics) of, or relating to algebra or a similar method of analysis ¹

6. Adjective. (analysis) being defined in terms of objects of differential calculus such as derivatives ¹

7. Adjective. (linguistics) using multiple simple words, instead of inflection ¹

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Definition of Analytic

1. pertaining to analysis [adj] - See also: analysis

Medical Definition of Analytic

1. Of or pertaining to analysis; resolving into elements or constituent parts; as, an analytical experiment; analytic reasoning; opposed to synthetic. Analytical or coordinate geometry. See Geometry. Analytic language, a noninflectional language or one not characterised by grammatical endings. Analytical table, a table in which the characteristics of the species or other groups are arranged so as to facilitate the determination of their names. Origin: Gr., cf. F. Analytique. See Analysis. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Analytic

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1. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant (1901)
"TRANSCENDENTAL analytic— BOOK I analytic OF CONCEPTIONS By the term "analytic of Conceptions," I do not understand the analysis of these, ..."

2. A Course in Mathematical Analysis by Édouard Goursat, Earle Raymond Hedrick (1917)
"Cauchy's general theorem shows, indeed, that there exists an analytic function 0 (x) satisfying these conditions and analytic in the neighborhood of the ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"Convergence of Series of analytic functions. The spores, so far as observed, are all of one kind; they are ellipsoidal in form, ..."

4. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1918)
"A PSYCHO-analytic STUDY OF AUGUSTE COMTE By PHYLLIS BLANCHARD, Clark University Escaping from the narrow field to which they were first limited, ..."

5. Modern Classical Philosophers: Selections Illustrating Modern Philosophy by Benjamin Rand (1908)
"Division of Transcendental Logic into analytic and Dialectic. Just as in Transcendental ^Esthetic we isolated the sensibility, so in Transcendental Logic we ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"... of divergent solutions of the functional equations Ф[д(х)] = аФ(х], А/С1)] =000, where g(x) is a given analytic function, in the irrational case. ..."

7. The Medical Clinics of North America by Richard J. Havel, K. Patrick Ober (1920)
"AN analytic STUDY OF 117 CASES. Source of Material.—117 postmortem examinations have been made at the Boston City Hospital on cases showing cirrhosis of the ..."

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