- A body of practices, procedures, and rules used by those who work in a discipline or engage in an inquiry; a set of working methods: the methodology of genetic studies; a poll marred by faulty methodology. (noun)
- The study or theoretical analysis of such working methods. (noun)
- The branch of logic that deals with the general principles of the formation of knowledge. (noun)
- Usage Problem Means, technique, or procedure; method. (noun)
- The system of methods and principles used in a particular discipline (noun)
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- The branch of philosophy concerned with the science of method and procedure (noun)
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