methodically methodically  /mə ˈθɑ dɪ kə li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a methodical manner

Usage(s):

  1. And while Fiat's fortunes have rollercoastered, Elkann has been methodically groomed into what many hope will be one of Europe's top business leaders for decades to come.
  2. Here's a one-day itinerary that will take the first-timer methodically through some of the most interesting places San Francisco has to offer.
  3. Working from the time school was out until bedtime, Martin's son, Glenn Luther, methodically turned out biplane box kites at the rate of three a day, sold them for 25 apiece.

News

  1. ‘Pandora’s Promise’: Opening up pro-nuclear dialogue

    A movie review of “Pandora’s Promise,” a documentary that methodically makes the case for nuclear power using environmentalists as the main talking heads.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. Video: Peace and Resilience: Assessing State Vulnerability to Conflict

    The Global Peace Index (GPI) is the first-ever analysis to methodically rank countries on their peacefulness and identify potential determinants of peace. Comprised of a range of indicators measuring the absence of violence in society, the GPI takes into consideration both internal and external factors and measures 99% of the world's population. read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Center for Strategic and International Studies

Quotes

  1. "The work that they are doing in pushing back the enemy, in training the Afghan National Army and engaged in necessary reconstruction work in Oruzgan province is proceeding calmly, smoothly, methodically but there are always risks," Mr Rudd said.
    on Jan 5, 2009 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "Terrorists are methodically and intentionally targeting young people and children in this country," Mr Evans told a Society of Editors conference in Manchester. "They are radicalising, indoctrinating and grooming young, vulnerable people to...
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: Jonathan Evans Source: The Age

  3. "He's gone to work on understanding the game and working on his feet and working on his set depth," Tressel said recently. "All of those type of things - pre-snap reads, post-snap reads. He's just methodically gotten better every day that...
    on Dec 19, 2006 By: Jim Tressel Source: Forbes

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