a way of acting or proceeding <for solving crossword puzzles my usual methodology is to begin by filling in all of the answers I'm reasonably sure of> Related Words blueprint
the means or procedure for doing something <other cardiologists have questioned the methodology that was used to conduct the study> Synonyms approach
Related Words mode
, modus operandi
, game plan
, ground plan
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