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 for Analyzing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Analyze \An"a*lyze\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Analyzed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Analyzing.] [Cf. F. analyser. See Analysis.]
     1. To subject to analysis; to resolve (anything complex) into
        its elements; to separate into the constituent parts, for
        the purpose of an examination of each separately; to
        examine in such a manner as to ascertain the elements or
        nature of the thing examined; to consider in detail in
        order to discover essential features or meaning; as, to
        analyze an action to ascertain its morality; to analyse a
        sonnet by Shakespeare; to analyse the evidence in a
        criminal trial; to analyse your real motives.
  
     Syn: analyze, study, examine
          [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]
  
                No one, I presume, can analyze the sensations of
                pleasure or pain.                   --Darwin.
          [1913 Webster]
  
     2. make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of;
        break down into components or essential features; as, to
        analyse a specimen; to analyze a fossil substance; to
        analyze a sentence or a word; to analyse a chemical
        compound.
  
     Syn: analyze, break down, dissect, take apart.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     3. subject to psychoanalytic treatment. I was analysed in
        Vienna by a famous psychiatrist
  
     Syn: analyze, psychoanalyze, psychoanalyse.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  35 Moby Thesaurus words for "analyzing":
     EDP, appraisal, appraisement, appraising, appreciation, assessing,
     assessment, classifying, collating, computer technology,
     computer typesetting, computing, data processing, data retrieval,
     electronic data processing, estimate, estimation, evaluating,
     evaluation, evaluative criticism, gauging,
     high-speed data handling, machine computation, measurement,
     opinion, ranking, rating, reckoning, reporting, scanning, sorting,
     valuation, valuing, view, weighing
  
  

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