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way is a synonym of method

noun [ wey ]

way is another word for method

Method is the perfect word for an established process for doing something (the best method of boiling eggs).

Way is a less definite term, and can be used to describe methods as well as manners and modes (the best way to make coffee; her particular way of moving).

Way can sometimes imply a less formal or less established process than method (He discovered a new way to fold a fitted sheet).

Method and way both can be used to imply that there are various different processes for doing something. Using method emphasizes a better or more efficient process in comparison to the others (There’s a method to making perfect dumplings), whereas way often implies a unique process (I did it my mom’s way).

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order is a synonym of direct

verb [ awr-der ]

order is another word for direct

Direct is the best word to refer to giving instructions, explanations, or advice (Take this medicine as directed by a physician).

Order is the best word to use to suggest that instructions are being given by a person in a position of authority and carry more force (The captain ordered them to leave immediately).

✅ While direct and order can mean the same thing, direct emphasizes getting something done, where order emphasizes authority and hierarchy (She directed me to fix the radio; We were ordered to fix it).

Order implies that someone might get in trouble if they don’t follow instructions (She was always ordering her little sister around).

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achieve is a synonym of accomplish

verb [ uh-cheev ]

achieve is another word for accomplish

Accomplish means to reach a goal through perseverance, effort, or skill (I accomplished quite a bit in my first year as assistant coach).

Achieve means to accomplish something particularly important or great (I achieved the rank of associate professor).

Accomplish and achieve both describe finishing what you set out to do. They especially refer to large or long-running projects that require skill or effort to complete (We accomplished our career goals; She achieved victory over her to-do list).

Accomplish centers the amount of skill it took to finish the project. Achieve centers the positives gained with finishing the project.

Try using achieve in a paragraph defining your goals for the future!

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