• IPA: /ˈmɛθəd/


  1. A process by which a task is completed; a way of doing something (followed by the adposition of, to or for before the purpose of the process):
    One method of exercising a cat consists of making it follow the spot generated by a laser pointer.
    If one method doesn't work, you should ask a friend to help you.
  2. (acting, often "the method") A technique for acting based on the ideas articulated by Constantin Stanislavski and focusing on authentically experiencing the inner life of the character being portrayed.
  3. (object-oriented) A subroutine or function belonging to a class or object, synonym of member function
  4. (slang) Marijuana.
  5. (dated) An instruction book systematically arranged.
Translations Translations
  • French: La Méthode
  • Spanish: method
Translations Verb

method (methods, present participle methoding; past and past participle methoded)

  1. (transitive) to apply a method
  2. (casting, by extension, transitive) to apply particular treatment methods to a mold
    The company employs extensive use of 3D modelling combined with solidification simulation to ensure that critical castings are properly methoded.

method (plural methods)

  1. (skateboarding, snowboarding) Ellipsis of method air.

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