Synonyms of procedure
methodDictionary • He did not follow the correct procedure in applying for a visa.
method • new teaching methods
policy • plans which include changes in foreign policy
process • The best way to find out is by a process of elimination.
course • Resignation is the only course left open to him.
system • the decimal system of metric weights and measures
form • a frequent broadcaster on correct form and dress
step • He greeted the agreement as the first step towards peace.
operation • A major rescue operation is under way.
practice • a public inquiry into bank practices
strategy • Community involvement is now integral to company strategy.
formula • The new peace formula means hostilities have ended.
custom • It was his custom to approach every problem cautiously.
routine • The players had to change their daily routine.
plan of action
modus operandi (Latin) • We reserve the right to alter our modus operandi.
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courseA course of action is an action or a series of actions that you can do in a particular situation.
• Resignation is the only course left open to him.
customIf it is your custom to do something, you usually do it in particular circumstances.
• It was his custom to approach every problem cautiously.
• a frequent broadcaster on correct form and dress
Thesaurus for procedure from the Collins English Thesaurus
a way of acting or progressing in a course of action, esp an established method