Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mode

6 senses of mode

Sense 1
manner, mode, style, way, fashion -- (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")
       => property -- (a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles")

Sense 2
mode -- (a particular functioning condition or arrangement; "switched from keyboard to voice mode")
       => condition, status -- (a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations")

Sense 3
modality, mode -- (a classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility)
       => logical relation -- (a relation between propositions)

Sense 4
mood, mode, modality -- (verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker)
       => grammatical relation -- (a linguistic relation established by grammar)

Sense 5
mode, musical mode -- (any of various fixed orders of the various diatonic notes within an octave)
       => diatonic scale -- (a scale with eight notes in an octave; all but two are separated by whole tones)

Sense 6
mode, modal value -- (the most frequent value of a random variable)
       => average, norm -- (a statistic describing the location of a distribution; "it set the norm for American homes")

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