Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun method

2 senses of method

Sense 1
method -- (a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps))
       => know-how -- (the (technical) knowledge and skill required to do something)

Sense 2
method acting, method -- (an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed)
       => acting, playing, playacting, performing -- (the performance of a part or role in a drama)

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