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Wordnet 3.0


1. characterized by method and orderliness;
- Example: "a methodical scholar"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Methodic \Me*thod"ic\, Methodical \Me*thod"ic*al\, a. [L. methodicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. m['e]thodique.] 1. Arranged with regard to method; disposed in a suitable manner, or in a manner to illustrate a subject, or to facilitate practical observation; well-ordered; as, the methodical arrangement of arguments; a methodical treatise. [WordNet sense 2] "Methodical regularity." --Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. Proceeding with regard to method; characterized by method or orderliness; systematic; as, a methodical investigation. [WordNet sense 1] "Aristotle, strict, methodic, and orderly." --Harris. [1913 Webster] 3. Of or pertaining to the ancient school of physicians called methodists. --Johnson. [1913 Webster] -- Me*thod"ic*al*ly, adv. -- Me*thod"ic*al*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

methodical adj 1: characterized by method and orderliness; "a methodical scholar"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

81 Moby Thesaurus words for "methodical": accordant, alike, analytical, arranged, automatic, balanced, businesslike, careful, consistent, consonant, constant, continuous, correspondent, deliberate, disciplined, equable, equal, even, exact, flat, formal, habitual, harmonious, homogeneous, immutable, in hand, invariable, labored, laborious, level, logical, measured, mechanical, methodic, methodized, meticulous, monolithic, neat, normal, of a piece, ordered, orderly, organized, paced, painstaking, persistent, plodding, precious, precise, precisian, precisionist, punctilious, puristic, regular, regular as clockwork, robotlike, routine, scrupulous, smooth, stable, steadfast, steady, structured, symmetrical, systematic, systematized, tidy, unbroken, unchangeable, unchanged, unchanging, undeviating, undifferentiated, undiversified, uniform, unruffled, unvaried, unvarying, usual, well-ordered, well-regulated