method method  /ˈmɛ θəd/


  1. (n) a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
  2. (n) an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed


  1. The sisters have taught the method to 64,000 women in the Indian state of West Bengal.
  2. Coach Biggie Munn of Michigan State, whose football team has not lost a game since the fall of 1950, is a methodical man.
  3. As more students turn to online paper mills for help, schools are fighting back with their own high-tech methods of detecting cheats.


  1. New method for achieving nonlinear optical effects: Method could be a step toward quantum computing

    In a step forward for quantum computing, researchers have theorized a new method for making photons interact.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Researchers propose new method for achieving nonlinear optical effects

    ( Northwestern University ) In a step forward for quantum computing, Northwestern researchers have theorized a new method for making photons interact.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  3. Method Homes Showcases a Sustainable Modern Prefab at Dwell on Design 2013

    Builder of modern, sustainable, precision-engineered prefab structures Method Homes brings their Paradigm Series prototype to Los Angeles for Dwell on Design 2013 (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. "While this method would require a complex feat of engineering, we need to understand the costs and benefits and whether this method offers the best hope for a long-term solution for containing not only the carp, but other invasive species,"...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Dick Durbin Source: The Associated Press

  2. Roberts said "a condemned prisoner cannot successfully challenge a state's method of execution merely by showing a slightly or marginally safer alternative."
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: John Roberts Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "It is also a reality that the practice of mountaintop removal mining has a diminishing constituency in Washington. It is not a widespread method of mining, with its use confined to only three states. Most members of Congress, like most Americans,...
    on Dec 4, 2009 By: Robert Byrd Source: (press release)

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