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analyze To study carefully in order to determine what something is, what its parts are, or how its parts fit together. (synonyms - study, investigate, consider, question, explore)
compare To represent as similar. To study in order to note similarities and differences. (synonym - link, relate, equate)
contrast To examine and compare in order to show differences. To show differences when compared. (synonyms - distinguish, distinction, disparity)
describe To use words to tell or write about something. To give a detailed account of. (synonyms - illustrate, tell, portray)
evaluate To find out, judge or estimate the quality or value of. To appraise. (synonyms - estimate, calculate, appraise)
explain To make clear or understandable. To clarify or give details of. (synonyms - clarify, justify, enlighten)
formulate To express ( a theory, plan etc.) in a systematic way. To express or reduce to a formula. (synonyms - prepare, plan, originate)
infer To conclude by reasoning from evidence. To lead to as a conclusion. (synonyms - conclude, gather, assume)
predict To tell about in advance. To state what one believes will happen beforehand. (synonyms - guess, expect, foresee)
summarize To tell briefly or be a summary of. To sum up. (synonyms - review, recap, condense)
support To stand behind the cause of or be in favor of (to support a cause). To help prove or defend. (synonyms - defend, encourage, assist)
trace To follow the track, course, or trail of. To follow the stages in the history or development of (to trace family history). (synonyms - outline, follow, mark)
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