methodical Definition

  • 1done according to a systematic or established procedure
  • 2arranged or carried out in a planned and systematic way

Using methodical: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "methodical" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

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    She has a methodical approach to problem-solving.

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    He is a methodical worker who always follows the same routine.

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    The investigation was conducted in a methodical manner.

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    She made a methodical list of all the tasks that needed to be done.

methodical Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with methodical

  • in a systematic or planned way


    She went about her work in a methodical fashion, completing each task before moving on to the next.

  • a systematic or established way of doing something


    His methodical approach to studying helped him achieve excellent grades.

  • a series of steps or actions carried out in a planned and systematic way


    The company has a methodical process for hiring new employees.

Origins of methodical

from Late Latin 'methodicus', from Greek 'methodikos', from 'methodos', meaning 'method'


Summary: methodical in Brief

The term 'methodical' [məˈθɑdɪkl] describes a systematic or established procedure, often characterized by a planned and structured approach. It is used to describe people, processes, and approaches, as in 'She has a methodical approach to problem-solving.' Synonyms include 'systematic,' 'orderly,' and 'organized.'

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