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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.

    Etymology: From method + -ology

  2. methodologynoun

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

    Etymology: From method + -ology

  3. methodologynoun

    The implementation of such methods etc.

    Etymology: From method + -ology

Webster Dictionary

  1. Methodologynoun

    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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  1. Nouns Frequency

    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

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of methodology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of methodology in a Sentence

  1. R "Ray" Wang:

    Digital Transformation is the methodology in which organizations transform and create new business models and culture with digital technologies” (2013)

  2. Chief Data Officer Kanishka Agarwal:

    To clarify the methodology, we are measuring online sales in the U.S. of the Apple Watch.

  3. Lindsey Graham:

    I oppose and will vote against the nomination of Judge Jackson to the Supreme Court, my decision is based upon her record of judicial activism, flawed sentencing methodology regarding child pornography cases, and a belief that Judge Jackson will not be deterred by the plain meaning of the law when it comes to liberal causes.

  4. 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.

  5. Rebecca Fyffe:

    Children living in buildings with cockroaches have a greater likelihood for asthma, even fatal asthma attacks, i approached pest control from a social justice perspective and focused on scientific methodology, so I’m doing something very different and unique.

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