method etymology

English word method comes from Ancient Greek (to 1453) μετά, Ancient Greek (to 1453) ὁδός, and later Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) methode (Method; manner of doing something.)

Detailed word origin of method

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
μετά Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
ὁδός Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
μέθοδος Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
methode Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm) Method; manner of doing something.
method English (eng) (object-oriented) A subroutine or function belonging to a class or object.. (slang) Marijuana.. 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):. A type of theatrical acting wherein the actor utilizes his personal emotions from personal experience to portray a scripted scene. (casting, by extension, [...]

Words with the same origin as method

Descendants of μετά
metabolism metaphor meteor meteorite transformation
Descendants of ὁδός
episode period