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Definitions for methodology
ˌmɛθ əˈdɒl ə dʒimethod·ol·o·gy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. methodology, methodological analysis(noun)

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

  2. methodology(noun)

    the system of methods followed in a particular discipline


  1. methodology(Noun)

    The study of methods used in a field.

    Etymology: From method + -ology

  2. methodology(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From method + -ology

  3. methodology(Noun)

    The implementation of such methods etc.

    Etymology: From method + -ology

Webster Dictionary

  1. Methodology(noun)

    the science of method or arrangement; a treatise on method

    Etymology: [Gr. method + -logy.]


  1. Methodology

    A methodology is a scientific process aimed at identifying the most adequate set of methods for leading researches and analysing matters, with specific components such as paradigm, theoretical model, phases, techniques. A Methodology doesn't provide solutions, but offers the theoretical instruments for understanding how a method, a set of methods or the so called “best practices” are compatible with the specific context where they can be implemented. It can be defined also as follows: ⁕"the analysis of the principles of methods, rules, and postulates employed by a discipline"; ⁕"the systematic study of methods that are, can be, or have been applied within a discipline"; ⁕"the study or description of methods".

Editors Contribution

  1. methodology

    Specific method, rules and step-by-step process to create.

    Many jobs have a specific methodology to achieve specific things.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  

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    Rank popularity for the word 'methodology' in Nouns Frequency: #2907

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    The numerical value of methodology in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

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    The numerical value of methodology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of methodology in a Sentence

  1. Pat Quinn:

    It gets really expensive, we'll have to rethink our whole methodology.

  2. Tim Stratford:

    The deal doesn't need to revamp China's economy. But it does need to provide a new methodology for dealing with our differences.

  3. Haitian President Jovenel Moise:

    There is a serious problem with the methodology.

  4. Du Boisrouvray:

    It's a recipe now that's being put into a methodology that we can share with all people in need.

  5. Steve Carter:

    The methodology is the same, we are approaching this as social scientists saying, 'Can we improve decisions people are making?'.

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