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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mode

    Order in this connection denotes the fact or result of proper arrangement according to the due relation or sequence of the matters arranged; as, these papers are in order; in alphabetical order. Method denotes a process, a general or established way of doing or proceeding in anything; rule, an authoritative requirement or an established course of things; system, not merely a law of action or procedure, but a comprehensive plan in which all the parts are related to each other and to the whole; as, a system of theology; a railroad system; the digestive system; manner refers to the external qualities of actions, and to those often as settled and characteristic; we speak of a system of taxation, a method of collecting taxes, the rules by which assessments are made; or we say, as a rule the payments are heaviest at a certain time of year; a just tax may be made odious by the manner of its collection. Regularity applies to the even disposition of objects or uniform recurrence of acts in a series. There may be regularity without order, as in the recurrence of paroxysms of disease or insanity; there may be order without regularity, as in the arrangement of furniture in a room, where the objects are placed at varying distances. Order commonly implies the design of an intelligent agent or the appearance or suggestion of such design; regularity applies to an actual uniform disposition or recurrence with no suggestion of purpose, and as applied to human affairs is less intelligent and more mechanical than order. The most perfect order is often secured with least regularity, as in a fine essay or oration. The same may be said of system. There is a regularity of dividing a treatise into topics, paragraphs, and sentences, that is destructive of true rhetorical system. Compare HABIT; HYPOTHESIS.

    manner, method, order, regularity, rule, system

    chaos, confusion, derangement, disarrangement, disorder, irregularity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. manner, mode, style, way, fashion(noun)

    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"

    modal value, modality, fashion, manner, vogue, panache, way, mood, path, elbow room, style, direction, agency, trend, expressive style, way of life, stylus, personal manner, means, elan, musical mode, flair, dash, room

  2. mode(noun)

    a particular functioning condition or arrangement

    "switched from keyboard to voice mode"

    manner, fashion, way, modality, modal value, musical mode, style, mood

  3. modality, mode(noun)

    a classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility

    manner, musical mode, fashion, way, sensory system, modal value, sense modality, style, modality, mood

  4. mood, mode, modality(noun)

    verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker

    temper, sensory system, manner, musical mode, fashion, way, humour, modality, modal value, sense modality, humor, climate, style, mood

  5. mode, musical mode(noun)

    any of various fixed orders of the various diatonic notes within an octave

    manner, fashion, way, modality, modal value, musical mode, style, mood

  6. mode, modal value(noun)

    the most frequent value of a random variable

    manner, fashion, way, modality, modal value, musical mode, style, mood

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mode(n.)

    way (viewed practically), METHOD, manner, style, process, course, means, form, fashion, custom

  2. mode(n.)

    modification, quality, affection, accident

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mode(n)

    manner, method, fashion, vogue, style

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How to use mode in a sentence?

  1. Bob Maguire:

    It just seems like Haiti is stuck in this mode.

  2. Michael Pfadenhauer:

    At low speeds and revs it needs to enable comfortable driving. At higher speeds in sports mode, a more intense acoustic feedback is needed to make customers experience the potential of the vehicle.

  3. Matthew Tuttle:

    Today, we're just in a do-nothing mode and we will wait and see what happens Friday.

  4. Benigno Aquino:

    The bottom line is there was a mode of governance existing in our country then that allowed such a thing to happen, and who was the principal author of that mode of governance in turning us into a dictatorship?

  5. Paul de Man:

    Curiously enough, it seems to be only in describing a mode of language which does not mean what it says that one can actually say what one means.

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