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anatomize

[ uh-nat-uh-mahyz ]SEE DEFINITION OF anatomize

Synonyms for anatomize

  • dissect
  • evaluate
  • examine
  • inspect
  • investigate
  • scrutinize
  • break down
  • lay bare
  • think through
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Antonyms for anatomize

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ANATOMIZE

I offer not to counsel them who meet in consultation for my body now, but I open my infirmities, I anatomize my body to them.

With them on it did he anatomize these bodie-wanting mots, Dulce puella malum est.

To probe the stars was to him a simpler process than to anatomize the globe upon which he stood.

Her strangest mood of the tender cruelty was when the passion to anatomize him beset her.

Old Burton will rise from his grave, if there be any virtue in Pythagoreanism, to anatomize these poems.

WORD ORIGIN

"to dissect, investigate by dissection," early 15c., from Medieval Latin anatomizare or French anatomiser (16c.), from Greek anatomia (see anatomy). Related: Anatomized; anatomizing.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ANATOMIZE

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