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Explanation vs. Analysis

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Explanationnoun

The act or process of explaining.

‘The explanation was long and drawn-out.’;

Analysisnoun

(countable) Decomposition into components in order to study (a complex thing, concept, theory etc.).

Explanationnoun

Something that explains, makes understandable.

‘An explanation for the UFO sightings was easily found.’;

Analysisnoun

(countable) The result of such a process.

Explanationnoun

A resolution of disputed points pursuant to discussion; a mutual clarification of disputed points; reconciliation.

Analysisnoun

The mathematical study of functions, sequences, series, limits, derivatives and integrals.

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Explanationnoun

The act of explaining, expounding, or interpreting; the act of clearing from obscurity and making intelligible; as, the explanation of a passage in Scripture, or of a contract or treaty.

Analysisnoun

Proof by deduction from known truths.

Explanationnoun

That which explains or makes clear; as, a satisfactory explanation.

Analysisnoun

The process of breaking down a substance into its constituent parts, or the result of this process.

Explanationnoun

The meaning attributed to anything by one who explains it; definition; interpretation; sense.

‘Different explanations [of the Trinity].’;

Analysisnoun

The analytical study of melodies, harmonies, sequences, repetitions, variations, quotations, juxtapositions, and surprises.

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Explanationnoun

A mutual exposition of terms, meaning, or motives, with a view to adjust a misunderstanding, and reconcile differences; reconciliation; agreement; as, to come to an explanation.

Analysisnoun

Psychoanalysis.

Explanationnoun

a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.;

‘the explanation was very simple’; ‘I expected a brief account’;

Analysisnoun

A resolution of anything, whether an object of the senses or of the intellect, into its constituent or original elements; an examination of the component parts of a subject, each separately, as the words which compose a sentence, the tones of a tune, or the simple propositions which enter into an argument. It is opposed to synthesis.

Explanationnoun

thought that makes something comprehensible

Analysisnoun

The separation of a compound substance, by chemical processes, into its constituents, with a view to ascertain either (a) what elements it contains, or (b) how much of each element is present. The former is called qualitative, and the latter quantitative analysis.

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Explanationnoun

the act of explaining; making something plain or intelligible;

‘I heard his explanation of the accident’;

Analysisnoun

The tracing of things to their source, and the resolving of knowledge into its original principles.

Explanation

An explanation is a set of statements usually constructed to describe a set of facts which clarifies the causes, context, and consequences of those facts. This description may establish rules or laws, and may clarify the existing rules or laws in relation to any objects, or phenomena examined.Explanation, in philosophy, is a set of statements that makes intelligible the existence or occurrence of an object, event, or state of affairs.

Analysisnoun

The resolving of problems by reducing the conditions that are in them to equations.

Analysisnoun

A syllabus, or table of the principal heads of a discourse, disposed in their natural order.

Analysisnoun

The process of ascertaining the name of a species, or its place in a system of classification, by means of an analytical table or key.

Analysisnoun

an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole

Analysisnoun

the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations

Analysisnoun

a form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed

Analysisnoun

the use of closed-class words instead of inflections: e.g., `the father of the bride' instead of `the bride's father'

Analysisnoun

a branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits; sequences and series and integration and differentiation

Analysisnoun

a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud;

‘his physician recommended psychoanalysis’;

Analysisnoun

detailed examination of the elements or structure of something

‘statistical analysis’; ‘an analysis of popular culture’;

Analysisnoun

the process of separating something into its constituent elements

‘the procedure is often more accurately described as one of synthesis rather than analysis’;

Analysisnoun

the identification and measurement of the chemical constituents of a substance or specimen

‘samples are sent to the laboratory for analysis’; ‘analyses of the rocks are consistent with a basaltic composition’;

Analysisnoun

the part of mathematics concerned with the theory of functions and the use of limits, continuity, and the operations of calculus.

Analysisnoun

short for psychoanalysis

‘other schools of analysis have evolved out of the original disciplines established by Freud’;

Analysis

Analysis is the process of breaking a complex topic or substance into smaller parts in order to gain a better understanding of it. The technique has been applied in the study of mathematics and logic since before Aristotle (384–322 B.C.), though analysis as a formal concept is a relatively recent development.The word comes from the Ancient Greek ἀνάλυσις (analysis, or from ana- and lysis ).

‘a breaking-up’; ‘an untying;’; ‘up, throughout’; ‘a loosening’;

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