systematic Definition

  • 1done or acting according to a fixed plan or system; methodical.
  • 2relating to or consisting of a system; systematized.

Using systematic: Examples

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

  • Example

    The company has a systematic approach to problem-solving.

  • Example

    The police conducted a systematic search of the area.

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    She has a systematic way of organizing her work.

systematic Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with systematic

  • a research study that collects and analyzes multiple studies on a particular topic using a standardized methodology


    The systematic review found that the treatment was effective in most cases.

  • an error that occurs consistently in the same direction in measurements or observations due to a flaw in the measuring system or method


    The experiment had a systematic error that affected the results.

  • the study of Christian doctrine and beliefs organized according to a system or framework


    He is studying systematic theology at the seminary.

Origins of systematic

from French 'systématique', from Late Latin 'systematicus', from Greek 'sustēmatikos', from 'sustēma', meaning 'system'


Summary: systematic in Brief

The term 'systematic' [ˌsɪstəˈmætɪk] refers to something done or acting according to a fixed plan or system, often methodical. It can also relate to something consisting of a system or being systematized. Examples include 'The company has a systematic approach to problem-solving,' and 'She has a systematic way of organizing her work.' Phrases include 'systematic review,' 'systematic error,' and 'systematic theology.'

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