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Definition of Method


  1. An orderly procedure or process; regular manner of doing anything; hence, manner; way; mode; as, a method of teaching languages; a method of improving the mind.
  2. Orderly arrangement, elucidation, development, or classification; clear and lucid exhibition; systematic arrangement peculiar to an individual.
  3. Classification; a mode or system of classifying natural objects according to certain common characteristics; as, the method of Theophrastus; the method of Ray; the Linnaean method.

Method Quotations

Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Carl Jung

Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.
Jane Addams

The true method of knowledge is experiment.
William Blake

The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Niccolo Machiavelli

A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to him; wherever he goes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Method Translations

method in Dutch is methode
method in German is Methode, Methode, Art und Weise
method in Italian is metodo
method in Latin is modus, ratio
method in Swedish is metod
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