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Noun: mode  mowd
  1. How something is done or how it happens
    "their nomadic mode of existence";
    - manner, style, way, fashion
  2. A particular functioning condition or arrangement
    "switched from keyboard to voice mode"
  3. A classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity, possibility or impossibility
    - modality
  4. A verb inflection expressing how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
    - mood, modality
  5. Any of various fixed orders of the various diatonic notes within an octave
    - musical mode
  6. (statistics) the most frequent value of a random variable
    - modal value

Sounds like: mocha, mocmode, m

Derived forms: modes

Type of: condition, diatonic scale, grammatical relation, logical relation, norm, property, status

Encyclopedia: Mode, Illinois