methodology methodology  /ˌmɛ θə ˈdɑ lə dʒi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the branch of philosophy that analyzes the principles and procedures of inquiry in a particular discipline
  2. (n) the system of methods followed in a particular discipline

Usage(s):

  1. Our rankings have the methodology that makes the most sense.
  2. As for the methodology, wine critic Gary Vaynerchuk, my wife and I tasted 10 randomly selected wines.
  3. The most fevered followers of Allen's organizational methodology gather online.

News

  1. Judson Press Book Makes Funeral Preaching a Teachable Moment

    VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 6/14/13)—”What I propose here is a new approach to preaching funerals,” pastor, scholar, and author Peter Wherry explains, “an approach that is pastoral, holistic, and healing.” In his new book, pastors and preachers will discover more than conventional homiletics theory about mechanics and methodology. In it, Wherry envisions anew the content of preaching in the shadow of ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Worldwide Faith News

  2. Life in U.S. most expensive in Hawaii, New York, DC: report

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Life is most expensive for people living in Hawaii, New York and Washington, D.C., and cheapest for those in South Dakota, North Dakota and Mississippi, according to U.S. government data released on Wednesday. The Commerce Department posted the statistics as a prototype - it may change the methodology it used in the future - and the data only goes to 2011. Nonetheless, the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. NASDAQ OMX Global Indexes Announces Methodology Changes to the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index

    NEW YORK -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. today announced changes to the methodology of the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index(R) .
    on June 10, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I think what we're going to try and do is completely different than any of the other processes," Diller said. "I know that we have learned a methodology of starting Internet businesses and relating Internet ideas one to the other and having...
    on Nov 23, 2007 By: Barry Diller Source: Forbes

  2. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said in defense of CalFed: "CalFed was never meant to be the be-all and end-all. It was a methodology to try to get the federal government and the state working together."
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Dianne Feinstein Source: Forbes

  3. "You would just think that because the methodology is quite similar that the legal outcome would be similar as well," Strickland said. "But I just don't want to make that assumption without having a little deeper understanding about what they...
    on Sep 24, 2007 By: Ted Strickland Source: Akron Beacon Journal

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