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method

meth·od

method

 
pronunciation:
me thd
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: plan or mode of procedure; way.
The farmers eventually developed more efficient methods of growing crops.He has an exciting method of teaching the guitar to young students.
 
synonyms:
approach, manner, mode, modus operandi, plan, procedure, system, way
similar words:
arrangement, design, fashion, formula, means, performance, practice, program, routine, scheme, style, technique
definition 2: systematic and orderly arrangement of actions.
There was no method to how she planted the garden.
synonyms:
means, organization, procedure, process, system, technique
similar words:
arrangement, design, plan, practice, program, routine, schedule, scheme
definition 3: (often pl.) the manner in which one conducts business or the like.
It's an honorable goal, but I question the methods they're using to achieve it.
synonyms:
manner, mode, procedure, technique, way
similar words:
approach, practice, style
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