English noun: mode
|1.||mode (attribute) how something is done or how it happens|
|Samples||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.
|Synonyms||fashion, manner, style, way|
|Narrower (hyponym)||artistic style, drape, fit, form, idiom, life style, life-style, lifestyle, modus vivendi, response, setup, signature, touch, wise|
|2.||mode (state) a particular functioning condition or arrangement|
|Samples||Switched from keyboard to voice mode.|
|Broader (hypernym)||condition, status|
|3.||mode a classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility|
|Broader (hypernym)||logical relation|
|4.||mode verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker|
|Broader (hypernym)||grammatical relation|
|Narrower (hyponym)||common mood, declarative, declarative mood, fact mood, imperative, imperative form, imperative mood, indicative, indicative mood, interrogative, interrogative mood, jussive mood, optative, optative mood, subjunctive, subjunctive mood|
|5.||mode (communication) any of various fixed orders of the various diatonic notes within an octave|
|Broader (hypernym)||diatonic scale|
|Narrower (hyponym)||church mode, ecclesiastical mode, Greek mode, Gregorian mode, major diatonic scale, major scale, medieval mode, minor diatonic scale, minor scale|
|6.||mode (cognition) the most frequent value of a random variable|
|Broader (hypernym)||average, norm|