Definition of methodical
methodicallyplay \-di-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
methodicalnessplay \-di-kəl-nəs\ noun
Examples of methodical in a Sentence
Their methodical review of the evidence exposed some problems with the study's findings.
She's a slow and methodical worker, and her drawings reflect the extra care she takes.
Recent Examples of methodical from the Web
Each of their projects incorporates a standard of elegance that comes through the duo’s methodical approach.
Barra, on the other hand, is a methodical engineer who rarely strays from script.
WIRED Transitions from high-speed bashing to methodical ascents at the flick of a switch.
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First Known Use of methodical
METHODICAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of methodical for English Language Learners
: done by using a careful and organized procedure
: working in a very careful and organized way
METHODICAL Defined for Kids
Definition of methodical for Students
1 : done or arranged in a planned way : using a careful and orderly procedure … he began a methodical search, back and forth across the property … — Carl Hiaasen, Hoot
2 : following a planned and orderly way of doing something especially out of habit He was a slow and methodical worker.
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