Simple Definition of methodology
: a set of methods, rules, or ideas that are important in a science or art : a particular procedure or set of procedures
Full Definition of methodology
1 : a body of methods, rules, and postulates employed by a discipline : a particular procedure or set of procedures
2 : 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 + -logia -logy
First Known Use: 1800
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