Definitions of mode

  1. a manner of performance; "a manner of living"; "in the characteristic New York style"; "a way of life" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a particular functioning condition or arrangement; "switched from keyboard to voice mode" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. any of various fixed orders of the various diatonic notes within an octave Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. how something is done or how it happens; "her dignified manner"; "his rapid manner of talking"; "their nomadic mode of existence"; "in the characteristic New York style"; "a lonely way of life"; "in an abrasive fashion" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. Manner of doing or being; method; form; fashion; custom; way; style; as, the mode of speaking; the mode of dressing. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Prevailing popular custom; fashion, especially in the phrase the mode. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Variety; gradation; degree. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Any combination of qualities or relations, considered apart from the substance to which they belong, and treated as entities; more generally, condition, or state of being; manner or form of arrangement or manifestation; form, as opposed to matter. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Same as Mood. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The scale as affected by the various positions in it of the minor intervals; as, the Dorian mode, the Ionic mode, etc., of ancient Greek music. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. A kind of silk. See Alamode, n. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Custom; fashion; manner; in grammar, a change in the form of a verb to denote the manner of its action or being: called also mood. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. Rule: custom: form: manner of existing: that which exists only as a quality of substance. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. Form; manner; fashion; in mus., distinction of scales, as major and minor. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. Manner of being or doing; way; prevailing style. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. The manner in which the action of a verb is stated. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. Manner; method; form; fashion: a kind of silk. See Mood. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. Manner of existing or being; manner; fashion; custom; usual way or course; in music, the peculiar melody of the octave in its divisions, as the minor mode, the major mode. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  19. Modal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for mode

  1. There was something tremulous in his touch of it; it seemed as if he were afraid of it by the mode in which he hid it away, and secured himself from it, as it were. – Septimius Felton or, The Elixir of Life by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  2. The present mode of expression is only to be justified by considering the nominative form to be a dative one, just as in the expression you are here, the word you, although an accusative, is considered as a nominative. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham