Method definitions

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The definition of a method is a system or a way of doing something.

An example of a method is a teacher’s way of cracking an egg in a cooking class.

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A means or manner of procedure, especially a regular and systematic way of accomplishing something.

A simple method for making a pie crust; mediation as a method of solving disputes.

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Orderly arrangement of parts or steps to accomplish an end.

Random efforts that lack method.

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The procedures and techniques characteristic of a particular discipline or field of knowledge.

This field course gives an overview of archaeological method.

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A technique of acting in which the actor recalls emotions and reactions from past experience and uses them in identifying with and individualizing the character being portrayed.
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Using or suggestive of the Method.

A method actor.

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In object technology, a method is the processing that an object performs. When a message is sent to an object, the method is implemented. See object-oriented programming.
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A type of theatrical acting wherein the actor utilizes his personal emotions from personal experience to portray a scripted scene.
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(slang) Marijuana.
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A way of doing something; procedure; process; esp., a regular, orderly, definite procedure or way of teaching, investigating, etc.
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Regularity and orderliness in action, thought, or expression; system in doing things or handling ideas.
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A process by which a task is completed; a way of doing something (followed by the adposition of, to or for before the purpose of the process).

One method of exercising a cat consist of making it follow the spot generated by a laser pointer.

If one method doesn't work, you should ask a friend to help you.

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(programming, object-oriented) A subroutine or function belonging to a class or object.
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Regular, orderly arrangement.
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Origin of method

Middle English medical procedure from Latin methodus method from Greek methodos pursuit, method meta- beyond, after meta– hodos way, journey