What does methodology mean?

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ˌmɛθ əˈdɒl ə dʒimethod·ol·o·gy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. methodology, methodological analysisnoun

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

  2. methodologynoun

    the system of methods followed in a particular discipline


  1. methodologynoun

    The study of methods used in a field.

  2. methodologynoun

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

  3. methodologynoun

    The implementation of such methods etc.

  4. Etymology: From method + -ology

Webster Dictionary

  1. Methodologynoun

    the science of method or arrangement; a treatise on method

  2. 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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    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. Link Starbureiy:

    An 'open story of counting', it must be said that mathematical methodology is a cumulative effort rigorously built atop previous checks.

  2. Michael Burger:

    In an event a country is able to clear the jurisdictional and legal hurdles of a transnational lawsuit, this would provide one potential methodology for allocating damage or allocating responsibility in collecting damages, in actual litigation, the methodologies will be challenged, there will be competing views, there will be a battle of the experts, and every aspect of The Dartmouth College study will be tested.

  3. Zinedine Zidane:

    What I think is that this team needs to continue winning but I think it needs a change, a different voice, another methodology. And that's why I took this decision.

  4. Bob Menendez:

    First of all, it's not been explained, and secondly, it's going to create rate shock, so we believe that it should be alternately suspended for now, we don't know the methodology they employ ; we don't know the conclusions they came up to.

  5. Tim Stratford:

    An effective enforcement mechanism will define the deal, the deal doesn't need to revamp China's economy. But it does need to provide a new methodology for dealing with our differences.

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