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  1. meth·od
    IPA[ˈmeTHəd]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: method, plural noun: methods

    • noun

      a particular procedure for accomplishing or approaching something, especially a systematic or established one:

      the quality of being well organized and systematic in thought or action:

    • noun

      a method of avoiding conception by which sexual intercourse is restricted to the times of a woman's menstrual cycle when ovulation is least likely to occur.
    • noun

      a system designed to promote bodily and mental well-being by conscious analysis of neuromuscular activity via exercises that improve flexibility and coordination and increase ease and range of motion.
    • noun

      a method of procedure that has characterized natural science since the 17th century, consisting in systematic observation, measurement, and experiment, and the formulation, testing, and modification of hypotheses:
    • noun

      a method of contraception using a device or preparation which prevents live sperm from reaching an ovum.
    • noun

      a system for finding the time of ovulation by examining cervical mucus. It can be used as a form of birth control by avoiding sexual intercourse at that time.
    • noun

      a technique of acting in which an actor aspires to complete emotional identification with a part, based on the system evolved by Stanislavsky and brought into prominence in the US in the 1930s. Method acting was developed in institutions such as the Actors' Studio in New York City, notably by Elia Kazan and Lee Strasberg, and is particularly associated with actors such as Marlon Brando and Dustin Hoffman.
    • noun

      a standard method of maximizing a linear function of several variables under several constraints on other linear functions.
    • noun

      an actor who aspires to complete emotional identification with a part:
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