analysis noun

ADJ. careful, close, comprehensive, detailed, in-depth, systematic, thorough | brief | objective, subjective | comparative, critical, qualitative, quantitative, statistical, theoretical | cost-benefit, discourse, economic, financial, historical, linguistic, strategic, structural, stylistic

VERB + ANALYSIS carry out, do, make, perform They carried out an in-depth analysis of the results. | give He gave a brief analysis of the present economic situation.

ANALYSIS + VERB indicate sth, show sth Analysis of the wine showed that it contained dangerous additives.

PREP. in an/the ~ In his analysis of the novel he discusses various aspects of the author's own life.

PHRASES in the final/last analysis In the final analysis, the king's power was greater than the bishop's.