Definitions for methodicalməˈθɒd ɪ kəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

me•thod•i•calməˈθɒd ɪ kəl(adj.)

also me•thod′ic

  1. performed, disposed, or acting in a systematic way.

  2. painstaking, esp. slow and careful; deliberate.

Origin of methodical:

1560–70; methodic (< L < Gk) + -al1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. methodical(adj)

    characterized by method and orderliness

    "a methodical scholar"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. methodical(adjective)əˈθɒd ɪ kəl

    doing things in a logical, ordered way

    a methodical approach in order to achieve the best results


  1. methodical(Adjective)

    in an organized manner

  2. Origin: From μεθοδικός,.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Methodical(adj)

    arranged with regard to method; disposed in a suitable manner, or in a manner to illustrate a subject, or to facilitate practical observation; as, the methodical arrangement of arguments; a methodical treatise

  2. Methodical(adj)

    proceeding with regard to method; systematic

  3. Methodical(adj)

    of or pertaining to the ancient school of physicians called methodists

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


arranged or done in an orderly manner or according to a plan

a methodical search.

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