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Method vs. Methodology

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Methodnoun

A process by which a task is completed; a way of doing something (followed by the adposition of, to or for before the purpose of the process):

‘One method of exercising a cat consists of making it follow the spot generated by a laser pointer.’; ‘If one method doesn't work, you should ask a friend to help you.’;

Methodologynoun

The study of methods used in a field.

Methodnoun

A technique for acting based on the ideas articulated by Constantin Stanislavski and focusing on authentically experiencing the inner life of the character being portrayed.

Methodologynoun

(proscribed) A collection of methods, practices, procedures and rules used by those who work in some field.

Methodnoun

(object-oriented) A subroutine or function belonging to a class or object.

Methodologynoun

The implementation of such methods etc.

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Methodnoun

(slang) Marijuana.

Methodologynoun

The science of method or arrangement; a treatise on method.

Methodnoun

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Methodologynoun

the branch of philosophy that analyzes the principles and procedures of inquiry in a particular discipline

Methodverb

to apply a method

Methodologynoun

the system of methods followed in a particular discipline

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Methodverb

to apply particular treatment methods to a mold

‘The company employs extensive use of 3D modelling combined with solidification simulation to ensure that critical castings are properly methoded.’;

Methodologynoun

a system of methods used in a particular area of study or activity

‘courses in research methodology and practice’; ‘a methodology for investigating the concept of focal points’;

Methodnoun

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.

Methodology

Methodology is .It comprises the theoretical analysis of the body of methods and principles associated with a branch of knowledge such that the methodologies employed from differing disciplines vary depending on their historical development. This creates a continuum of methodologies that stretch across competing understandings of how knowledge and reality are best understood.

‘'a contextual framework' for research, a coherent and logical scheme based on views, beliefs, and values, that guides the choices researchers [or other users] make’;

Methodnoun

Orderly arrangement, elucidation, development, or classification; clear and lucid exhibition; systematic arrangement peculiar to an individual.

‘Though this be madness, yet there's method in it.’; ‘All method is a rational progress, a progress toward an end.’;

Methodnoun

Classification; a mode or system of classifying natural objects according to certain common characteristics; as, the method of Theophrastus; the method of Ray; the Linnæan method.

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Methodnoun

A technique used in acting in which the actor tries to identify with the individual personality of the specific character being portrayed, so as to provide a realistic rendering of the character's role. Also called the Method, method acting, the Stanislavsky Method or Stanislavsky System.

Methodnoun

a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)

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