Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dissect

2 senses of dissect

Sense 1
dissect -- (cut open or cut apart; "dissect the bodies for analysis")
       => cut -- (separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope")

Sense 2
analyze, analyse, break down, dissect, take apart -- (make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features; "analyze a specimen"; "analyze a sentence"; "analyze a chemical compound")

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