# What is analytic truth?

## What is analytic truth?

Analytic truth refers to a sentence which is true solely in virtue of its meaning.

### What is the difference between analytic and synthetic knowledge?

“The analytic/synthetic distinction” refers to a distinction between two kinds of truth. Synthetic truths are true both because of what they mean and because of the way the world is, whereas analytic truths are true in virtue of meaning alone. The existence of analytic truths is controversial.

What is the analytic?

1 : of or relating to analysis or analytics especially : separating something into component parts or constituent elements. 2 : being a proposition (such as “no bachelor is married”) whose truth is evident from the meaning of the words it contains — compare synthetic.

What does analytic mean in math?

In mathematics, an analytic function is a function that is locally given by a convergent power series. A function is analytic if and only if its Taylor series about x0 converges to the function in some neighborhood for every x0 in its domain.