Methods vs Conventional - What's the difference?

methods | conventional |


As nouns the difference between methods and conventional

is that methods is (method) while conventional is (finance) a conventional gilt-edged security, a kind of bond paying the holder a fixed cash payment (or coupon) every six months until maturity, at which point the holder receives the final payment and the return of the principal.

As a adjective conventional is

pertaining to a convention, as in following generally accepted principles, methods and behaviour.

methods

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Noun

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  • conventional

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Pertaining to a convention, as in following generally accepted principles, methods and behaviour.
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  • Ordinary, commonplace.
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  • * 1980 , (Carl Sagan), Cosmos: A Personal Voyage ,
  • The history of our study of our solar system shows us clearly that accepted and conventional ideas are often wrong, and that fundamental insights can arise from the most unexpected sources.
  • Banal]], trite, hackneyed, unoriginal or [[clichéd.
  • Synonyms

    * ("pertaining to a convention"): typical, canonical * ("banal"): stereotypical

    Antonyms

    * ("pertaining to a convention"): atypical, out of the ordinary, unconventional * ("ordinary"): imaginative

    Derived terms

    * conventionalism * conventionalist * conventionally * conventional mortgage loan * conventional war * conventional warfare * conventional weapon * conventional weaponry * conventional wisdom

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (finance) A conventional gilt-edged security, a kind of bond paying the holder a fixed cash payment (or coupon) every six months until maturity, at which point the holder receives the final payment and the return of the principal.