analyse, v.tr. (US analyze)
1 examine in detail the constitution or structure of.
2 Chem. ascertain the constituents of (a sample of a mixture or compound).
3 find or show the essence or structure of (a book, music, etc.).
4 Gram. resolve (a sentence) into its grammatical elements.
analysable adj. analyser n.
obs. analyse (n.) or F analyser f. analyse (n.) f. med.L ANALYSIS