Definition of analytical in US English:

analytical

adjective

  • Relating to or using analysis or logical reasoning.

    ‘analytical methods’
    ‘a suave, analytical type who missed his calling as a lawyer’
    • ‘He established historical connections and plotted them on systematic analytical tables.’
    • ‘But how can ID claim to be a critical analytical theory worthy of study in a science classroom?’
    • ‘So originally, I planned to write a harshly analytical, sharply critical piece.’
    • ‘They help, because completing one shows that you have analytical and critical skills.’
    • ‘His speech was precise, his mind analytical and his code of conduct above reproach.’
    • ‘He is currently employed as an analytical chemist with Boston Scientific in Galway.’
    • ‘When finished, its prime function will be to house research in organic and analytical studies.’
    • ‘Progress has been made in turning these methods into non-destructive analytical tools.’
    • ‘If I were to suggest my own view and that held by an analytical and scientific mind there is no life after death.’
    • ‘Roots do not need to be separated from the shoot, a common requirement of many current analytical methods.’
    • ‘Details of analytical methods and results have been recently published.’
    • ‘Let's take a close look at Mercury, the planet connected with logical analytical thought.’
    • ‘Like the sequential model of decision making, power is depicted as cold, rational and analytical.’
    • ‘You are minutely analytical and can fulfill any task that requires meticulous attention to detail.’
    • ‘Simply put, the book is much more a documentary enterprise than it is a critical or analytical one.’
    • ‘He continues to hone his analytical skills as a theatre commentator and critic.’
    • ‘It was these methodical, and analytical thought processes that got Chad where he was.’
    • ‘There are many other analytical and collection organisations that are involved.’
    • ‘The analytical reason for charitable generosity is, of course, the alleviation of guilt.’
    • ‘This has become one of the hot topics that need critical and analytical discussion.’
    systematic, logical, scientific, inquisitive, investigative, enquiring, methodical, organized, well organized, ordered, orderly, meticulous, rigorous, searching, critical, interpretative, diagnostic, exact, precise, accurate, mathematical, regulated, controlled, rational
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Pronunciation

analytical

/ˌanəˈlidik(ə)l//ˌænəˈlɪdɪk(ə)l/