Complete Definition of "method"

English

Etymology
From Ancient Greek Î¼Î­Î¸Î¿Î´Î¿Ï (methodos) "pursuit of knowledge, investigation, mode of prosecuting such inquiry, system", from μεÏά, μέθ- (metα,
meth-) "in the midst of, among, between, in common, along with, by aid of" + οδÏÏ (odos) "way, motion, journey".

Pronunciation
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IPA| /'mÉθÉd/

Noun
en-noun

  1. A process by which a task is completed; a routine.
  2. The study of a specific field of inquiry
  3. A type of theatrical acting wherein the method actor utilizes his personal emotions from personal experience to portray a scripted scene
  4. complang In object-oriented languages, a subroutine or function belonging to a class or object.
  5. Marijuana.

Translations

Chinese: æ¹æ³ (fÄngfÇ)
Czech: metoda f
Dutch: methode f
Esperanto: metodo
Finnish: metodi
French: méthode f
German: Art und Weise (1), Methode f (1,2)
Greek: Î¼Î­Î¸Î¿Î´Î¿Ï (methodos)
Hebrew: ×ת××× (metoda) f
mid
Italian: metodo m
Japanese: æ¹æ³ (hÅhÅ), æ¹å¼ (hÅsiki)
Latin: via
Portuguese: método m
Spanish: método m
Swedish: metod c
Telugu: పదà±à°§à°¤à°¿ (paddhati)

Related terms
methodical
methodology
scientific method

Category:Greek derivations

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Revision and Credits for"method"
  • 2007-10-10 21:12 - SemperBlotto - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/72.154.159.150|72.154.159.150]] ([[User_talk:72.154.159.150|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:AutoFormat|AutoFormat]]

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