mode

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French mode (masculine), from Latin modus (measure, due measure, rhythm, melody)

Noun[edit]

mode (plural modes)

  1. (music) One of several ancient Greek scales.
  2. (music) One of several common scales in modern Western music, one of which corresponds to the modern major scale and one to the natural minor scale.
  3. A particular means of accomplishing something.
    What was the mode of entry?
    • 1855, Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society (volume 9, page 205)
      An effectual and inexpensive mode of Protecting Wall-Trees from Spring-Frosts.
  4. (statistics) The most frequently occurring value in a distribution
  5. (mathematics, physics) A state of a system that is represented by an eigenfunction of that system.
  6. (computing) One of various related sets of rules for processing data.
    In insert mode, characters typed are directly inserted into the buffer
  7. (grammar) A verb form that depends on how its containing clause relates to the speaker’s or writer’s wish, intent, or assertion about reality.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From French mode (feminine).

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mode (plural modes)

  1. Style or fashion; trend (as in trendy).
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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

mode m (plural modes)

  1. modus
  2. way
  3. (grammar) mood

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French mode, from Latin modus (manner, method).

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  • IPA(key): /moːdə/, [ˈmoːðə]

Noun[edit]

mode c (singular definite moden, plural indefinite moder)

  1. fashion

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French mode.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mo‧de

Noun[edit]

mode f (plural modes, diminutive modetje n)

  1. fashion, trend
    Het staat je vrij om de mode te volgen in België en Nederland — You're free to follow fashion in Belgium and Holland.

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From modo +‎ -e.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmode/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧de
  • Rhymes: -ode

Adverb[edit]

mode

  1. fashionably
    • 1937, British Esperantist:
      Li preferas jarcento ol centjaro; kaj aprobas la formojn bluokulo (blua okulo) ; belknabino (bela knabino), libertempo (libera tempo), kiujn lastatempo estas mode kondamni.
      He prefers jarcento to centjaro, and approves the forms bluokulo (blua okulo) ; belknabino (bela knabino), libertempo (libera tempo), which it has been fashionable to condemn lately.
    • 2002, Julian Modest, "La glita kaj danĝera vojo," La Ondo de Esperanto:
      Li estis mode vestita per eleganta kolombkolora jako kaj blanka ĉemizo, kiu brilis kiel neĝo.
      He was fashionably dressed in an elegant dove-colored jacket and a white shirt that shined like snow.
    • 2003, Thierry Salomon, "La mondolingvo," Monato:
      Tie, dudek jarojn post la milito, iu sinjoro Etiemble skribis libron „Ĉu vi parolas frermane?”. Kiu dum iom da tempo havis efiketon kaj forpuŝis kelkajn germanismojn, sed poste por unu forpuŝita dek novaj venis. Ne estas mode rezisti al tiu fenomeno.
      There, twenty years after the war, one Mr. Etiemble wrote a book, "Do you speak Frerman?" Which for a little while had a small effect and pushed out a few germanisms, but later for each one pushed out ten new ones arrived. It's not fashionable to resist this phenomenon.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin modus. As the Latin word was masculine, the French masculine was origin to the feminine form.

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mode f (plural modes)

  1. fashion, trend
    Il faut suivre la mode en France — You've got to follow fashion in France

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mode m (plural modes)

  1. method, means, way, mode
    Quel mode de transport est-ce que tu utilises? — What method of transport do you use?
    mode de paiement — method of payment
  2. (grammar) mode, mood

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mode f

  1. plural of moda

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

mode

  1. vocative singular of modus

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English mōd, from Proto-Germanic *mōdaz.

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mode (plural modes)

  1. Activity within one's mind or brain:
    1. One's current mindset or feelings; mood:
      1. Fortitude, braveness, bravery, heart.
      2. Vainness, proudness; the display of conceit.
      3. Sadness, lamenting; the state of being sad or upset.
      4. Angriness, ire, resentment.
    2. One's mental capacity or intellect; the fount of reasoning.
    3. One's overall or overarching feelings; a opinion or will.
    4. What one currently wants or likes; a goal or aim
    5. One's motivation or willpower; resoluteness.
    6. (rare) Part of one's thought process.
  2. A person's nature or temperament; that which defines one's behaviour.
  3. One's visible nature; the appearance of someone.
  4. (rare) One's actions as a whole; the way one behaves.
  5. (rare) Writing or speaking; communication.
  6. (rare) A enterprise or endeavour.
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mode (rare)

  1. Vain, boastful, conceited.
  2. Upset, distressed.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French mode, from Latin modus.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔːd(ə)/, /ˈmoːd(ə)/

Noun[edit]

mode (plural modes) (Late ME)

  1. Grammatical mood or modality.
  2. (rare) Songs; pieces or sources of music.
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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mode f (plural modes)

  1. (Jersey) fashion

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mode

  1. neuter singular of moden

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French

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mode n

  1. fashion, a fashion trend

Declension[edit]

Declension of mode 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mode modet moden modena
Genitive modes modets modens modenas

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