: a body of methods, rules, and postulates employed by a discipline : a particular procedure or set of procedures
: the analysis of the principles or procedures of inquiry in a particular field
Examples of METHODOLOGY
- He blamed the failure of their research on poor methodology.
- <for solving crossword puzzles my usual methodology is to begin by filling in all of the answers I'm reasonably sure of>
Origin of METHODOLOGY
New Latin methodologia,
from Latin methodus
First Known Use: 1800
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