1.Definition: expressing a grammatical category by using two or more words rather than inflection
2.Definition: of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience
"`all spinsters are unmarried' is an analytic proposition"
3.Definition: using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
"An analytic experiment", "An analytic approach", "A keenly analytic man", "Analytical reasoning", "An analytical mind"
4.Definition: using or subjected to a methodology using algebra and calculus