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Systems and methods for doing things - thesaurus

Synonyms

modality

noun

formal the way in which something exists, is experienced or is done

method

noun

a way of doing something, especially a planned or established way

the system

noun

a method of organizing or doing things

way

noun

a method for doing something

means

noun

a method for doing or achieving something

basis

noun

a particular method or system used for doing or organizing something

mode

noun

a particular way of doing something

procedure

noun

a way of doing something, especially the correct or usual way

tactic

noun

a particular method or plan for achieving something

manner

noun

the way that you do something, or the way that something happens

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a bag/box of tricks

all of the special or secret methods that someone has to help them to achieve something

a means to an end

a way of getting or achieving something that you want

the ancien régime

noun

an old-fashioned system or way of doing things

a ticket to something

a way in which you can achieve something

avenue

noun

one of the methods you can use to achieve something

best practice

noun

the best, most effective way to do something

blunt instrument

noun

a method that uses too much force, so that, in achieving your aim, it also causes some harm or trouble

bureaucracy

noun

a complicated and annoying system of rules and processes

channel

noun

a way of showing people what you are feeling or thinking, or of using your energy or ability

conduit

noun

formal a person, place, or system that is used for passing goods or information from one group of people to another

contortion

noun

a complicated process, especially one designed to give you an advantage

convention

noun

a way of writing, painting, etc. that is accepted as the usual or right way

critical path

noun

the order in which a series of operations should be done so that a project can be finished as quickly as possible and for the lowest cost possible

device

noun

formal a way of making something happen or of making someone do something

drill

noun

old-fashioned the correct or usual way of doing something

edifice

noun

formal a complicated system or policy

expediency

noun

formal the use of methods that produce an immediate result or solution to a problem, but may not be fair or honest

fast track

noun

a way of achieving something more quickly than usual

formality

noun

something that must be done as part of an official process or that you are expected to do in a social situation

gateway

noun

something that allows you to do or achieve something

half-measure

noun

something that is done in a way that is not complete or is only partly effective

handling

noun

the way in which someone deals with a particular situation, problem, or person

handling

noun

the way in which someone or something processes and manages information

happy medium

noun

a way of doing something that is between two extreme positions or is satisfactory to everyone

the high road

noun

the easiest or most likely way to achieve something

improvisation

noun

things that you do or make using only what is available at the time, instead of what is most suitable

in

noun

spoken a way to achieve something

infrastructure

noun

the set of systems within a place or organization that affect how well it operates, for example the telephone and transportation systems in a country

instrument

noun

formal someone or something that can be used in order to make something happen

joined-up

adjective

mainly journalism joined-up thinking or government involves a way of doing something in which all the separate parts make sense together and work well with each other

knack

noun

informal a particular way of doing something, which you have to learn

machine

noun

the people and things that are used for achieving a particular aim

machinery

noun

an established system for doing something

mechanics

noun

the way in which something works or is done

mechanism

noun

a system of parts that people think of as working together like the parts of a machine

mechanism

noun

a method or process for getting something done within a system or organization

methodology

noun

formal the methods and principles used for doing a particular kind of work, especially scientific or academic research

middle way

noun

a policy or course of action that is between two extremes

M.O.

noun

a modus operandi

modus operandi

noun

formal a way of behaving or doing something that is typical of a person or group

operation

noun

the way that something such as a system or service operates

outlet

noun

a way of expressing strong feelings that you would normally not express

outlet

noun

a way of making good use of extra physical energy that you have

package

noun

a set of proposals or measures for dealing with something

path

noun

the way that someone takes to achieve something

policy

noun

a set of plans or actions agreed on by a government, political party, business, or other group

road

noun

a particular process or course of action

route

noun

a way of doing something that produces a particular result

routine

noun

your usual way of doing things, especially when you do them in a fixed order at the same time

rule of thumb

a rule that you use for doing or explaining things, that is based on experience

scheme

noun

a system for organizing or arranging information

science

noun

an organized way of making, arranging, or dealing with something

secret

noun

a particular way of achieving something

setup

noun

a system by which people or things are organized

shortcut

noun

a quicker way than usual to do or achieve something, often a method that produces a result that is not good enough

sledgehammer

noun

a way of doing something that uses a lot more power or force than seems necessary

style

noun

the way that something is made or done that is typical of a particular group, time, or place

tack

noun

a particular way of doing or achieving something

technique

noun

a method of doing something using a special skill that you have developed

the/someone’s best bet

the thing or action that gives the best chance of a successful result

track

noun

a way of achieving something

treatment

noun

the particular way in which you deal with someone

the tricks of the trade

quick and effective methods used by experienced people in a particular profession

vehicle

noun

a way of expressing ideas or of making something happen

way

noun

the manner or style in which something happens or is done

way

noun

a method of making progress

ways and means

methods that you use to achieve a particular aim

the way to go

the best method for doing a particular thing

weapon

noun

something that helps you to achieve something difficult or to get rid of something bad

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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