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Definitions of method

  1. a way of doing or being; "in no wise"; "in this wise" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. An orderly procedure or process; regular manner of doing anything; hence, manner; way; mode; as, a method of teaching languages; a method of improving the mind. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Orderly arrangement, elucidation, development, or classification; clear and lucid exhibition; systematic arrangement peculiar to an individual. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Classification; a mode or system of classifying natural objects according to certain common characteristics; as, the method of Theophrastus; the method of Ray; the Linnaean method. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The mode or rule of accomplishing an end: orderly procedure: manner: arrangement: system: rule: classification. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Orderly procedure; manner; system. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. A way or order of doing; orderly arrangement or procedure. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Mode of procedure; logical arrangement; orderly arrangement; system; classification. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. A suitable arrangement of things, proceedings, or ideas, to prevent confusion; a regular mode or manner of doing anything; orderly arrangement; system of arrangement peculiar to an individual; order; system; way; manner. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for method

  1. It is to be hoped that some more friendly method will be found. – The Critical Period of American History by John Fiske
  2. They are part of the artist's subject- matter; they are not part of his method – Reviews by Oscar Wilde