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modus operandi


Definitions from WordNet

Noun modus operandi has 1 sense
  1. routine, modus operandi - an unvarying or habitual method of procedure
    --1 is a kind of procedure, process
    --1 has particulars: rat race; rut, groove

Definitions from the Web

Term: Modus Operandi

Part of Speech: Noun

Sense: A particular way or method of doing something

Sample Sentence: The thief's modus operandi involved breaking into houses through the back door and stealing valuable items while the occupants were away.

Part of Speech: Noun

Sense: The characteristic pattern of behavior or style of a person, group, or organization

Sample Sentence: The band's modus operandi was to play energetic rock music with meaningful lyrics that resonated with their fans.

Part of Speech: Noun

Sense: A term used in criminal investigations to describe the habitual patterns and methods used by a specific criminal

Sample Sentence: The detective studied the criminal's modus operandi in different crime scenes to identify any recurring patterns that could lead to his arrest.

Part of Speech: Adjective

Sense: Pertaining to the characteristic methods or habits of an individual or group

Sample Sentence: The detectives diligently researched the suspect's modus operandi in order to anticipate his next move.

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