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Definition of Mode


  1. Manner of doing or being; method; form; fashion; custom; way; style; as, the mode of speaking; the mode of dressing.
  2. Prevailing popular custom; fashion, especially in the phrase the mode.
  3. Variety; gradation; degree.
  4. 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.
  5. The form in which the proposition connects the predicate and subject, whether by simple, contingent, or necessary assertion; the form of the syllogism, as determined by the quantity and quality of the constituent proposition; mood.
  6. Same as Mood.
  7. 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.
  8. A kind of silk. See Alamode, n.
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Mode Translations

mode in Afrikaans is wyse, wys, mode
mode in Danish is maner, mode
mode in Dutch is manier, wijze, trant
mode in Finnish is tapa, muoti
mode in German is Modus, Betriebsart, Modus, Betrieb, Art
mode in Italian is modo
mode in Latin is modus
mode in Portuguese is modo, modalidade, moda, maneira
mode in Spanish is moda, modo