transitive verb Date: 1911 to treat by means of psychoanalysis

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  • psychoanalyze — (Amer.) saɪkəʊænÉ™laɪz v. treat with psychoanalysis, treat mental illness by analyzing unconscious mental processes (also psychoanalyse) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • psychoanalyze — [sī΄kō an′ə līz΄] vt. psychoanalyzed, psychoanalyzing to treat or investigate by means of psychoanalysis …   English World dictionary

  • psychoanalyze — UK [ˌsaɪkəʊˈænəlaɪz] / US [ˌsaɪkoʊˈænəlˌaɪz] verb [transitive] Word forms psychoanalyze : present tense I/you/we/they psychoanalyze he/she/it psychoanalyzes present participle psychoanalyzing past tense psychoanalyzed past participle… …   English dictionary

  • psychoanalyze — verb subject to psychoanalytic treatment I was analyzed in Vienna by a famous psychiatrist • Syn: ↑analyze, ↑analyse, ↑psychoanalyse • Derivationally related forms: ↑psychoanalyst, ↑analyst ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • psychoanalyze — psychoanalysis ► NOUN ▪ a method of treating mental disorders by investigating the conscious and unconscious elements in the mind and bringing repressed fears and conflicts into the conscious mind. DERIVATIVES psychoanalyse (US psychoanalyze)… …   English terms dictionary

  • psychoanalyze — psychoanalyzer, n. /suy koh an l uyz /, v.t., psychoanalyzed, psychoanalyzing. to investigate or treat by psychoanalysis. Also, esp. Brit., psychoanalyse. [1910 15; PSYCHO + ANALYZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • psychoanalyze — verb To practice psychoanalysis …   Wiktionary

  • psychoanalyze — psy·cho·an·a·lyze or Brit psy·cho·an·a·lyse an əl .īz vt, lyzed or Brit lysed; lyz·ing or Brit lys·ing to treat by means of psychoanalysis …   Medical dictionary

  • psychoanalyze — psy|cho|an|a|lyze also yse BrE [ˌsaıkəuˈænəlaız US kou ] v [T] to treat someone using psychoanalysis …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • psychoanalyze — psy|cho|an|a|lyze [ ,saıkou æn,laız ] verb transitive to treat someone who is unhappy or has mental problems by using PSYCHOANALYSIS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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