Meaning of METHOD in English


n.1 a special form of procedure esp. in any branch of mental activity.

2 orderliness; regular habits.

3 the orderly arrangement of ideas.

4 a scheme of classification.

5 Theatr. a technique of acting based on the actor's thorough emotional identification with the character.

Phrases and idioms:

method in one's madness sense in what appears to be foolish or strange behaviour.

Etymology: F m{eacute}thode or L methodus f. Gk methodos pursuit of knowledge (as META-, hodos way)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.