Methodology definition

mĕthə-dŏlə-jē
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A system of methods, as in any particular science.
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The science of method, or orderly arrangement; specif., the branch of logic concerned with the application of the principles of reasoning to scientific and philosophical inquiry.
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The definition of methodology is the branch of logic that studies reasoning or is the way something is done.

An example of methodology is the way an experiment was carried out.

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(proscribed) A collection of methods, practices, procedures and rules used by those who work in some field.
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The branch of logic that deals with the general principles of the formation of knowledge.
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The study or theoretical analysis of such working methods.
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A body of practices, procedures, and rules used by those who work in a discipline or engage in an inquiry; a set of working methods.

The methodology of genetic studies; a poll marred by faulty methodology.

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The study of methods used in a field.
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The implementation of such methods etc.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
methodology
Plural:
methodologies

Origin of methodology

  • From method + -ology

    From Wiktionary