Definition of "analyst" [an•a•lyst]

  • One that analyzes. (noun)
  • A practitioner of psychoanalysis. (noun)
  • A systems analyst. (noun)
  • A person who analyses or is skilled in analysis (noun)

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  • Short for psychoanalyst (noun)

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Use "analyst" in a sentence
  • "In all reality, I believe that Infoworld is equally guilty of the same questionable guidance practiced by other folks with the title analyst in that they too never seem to compare non-commercial open source product offerings next to commercial proprietary offerings in the test lab."
  • "April 20th, 2010 at 4: 01 am zirconia-blank says: the analyst is the lie, the expert in the TV and so on is only the wastrel."
  • "Indeed, Sanford C. Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi estimates the App Store's net revenue for Apple will rise from $425 million in fiscal 2010 to $2.3 billion in fiscal 2015."