Definition of systematic
1 : relating to or consisting of a system
2 : presented or formulated as a coherent body of ideas or principles <systematic thought>
3a : methodical in procedure or plan <a systematic approach> <a systematic scholar>b : marked by thoroughness and regularity <systematic efforts>
4 : of, relating to, or concerned with classification; specifically : taxonomic
systematicallyplay \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
systematicnessplay \-tik-nəs\ noun
Examples of systematic in a sentence
We used a systematic approach to solve the problem.
She made a systematic study of the evidence.
the systematic production of cars
Origin and Etymology of systematic
Late Latin systematicus, from Greek systēmatikos, from systēmat-, systēma
First Known Use: circa 1680
SYSTEMATIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of systematic for English Language Learners
: using a careful system or method : done according to a system
SYSTEMATIC Defined for Kids
Definition of systematic for Students
: using a system or a regular and orderly method <She works in a systematic way.>
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