anatomize

Definitions of anatomize
  1. verb
    dissect in order to analyze
    anatomize the bodies of the victims of this strange disease”
    synonyms: anatomise
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    type of:
    dissect
    cut open or cut apart
  2. verb
    analyze down to the smallest detail
    “This writer anatomized the depth of human behavior”
    synonyms: anatomise
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    type of:
    analyse, analyze, canvas, canvass, delve, examine, parse, study
    consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
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