Definition of method :
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. Orderly arrangement, elucidation, development, or classification; clear and lucid exhibition; systematic arrangement peculiar to an individual.
mode, disposal, custom, fashion, basis, tenor, tack, formula, disposition, proceeding, modus operandi, strategy, systematization, style, form, means, recipe, systemization, routine, rule, methodology, how, ways and means, orderliness, habit, pattern, wise, method acting, adjustment
calculation (part of speech: noun)
enumeration, statistics, calculation, evaluation, thought, approximation, value, conclusion, inference, judgement, tally, estimation, account, supposition, presumption, consideration, rank, assessment, arithmetic, measurement, computation, schedule, appraisal, program, study, plot, division, system, calculus, quantification, score, guess, algorithm, gauge, multiplication, sum, count, plan, reckoning, valuation, deduction, triangulation, determination, algebra, scheme, mathematics, total
behavior (part of speech: noun)
method (part of speech: noun)
order (part of speech: verb)
plan (part of speech: noun)
- He paused for a moment to consider the best method of doing this. - "From Whose Bourne", Robert Barr.
- The method of the present work is mixed. - "The English Language", Robert Gordon Latham.
- The following method has been found to work quickly and well for this purpose: The captain lines up his players and numbers them, taking any number that he chooses for himself. - "Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium", Jessie H. Bancroft.