• (n.) Manner of doing or being; method; form; fashion; custom; way;
style; as, the mode of speaking; the mode of dressing.
• (n.) Prevailing popular custom; fashion, especially in the phrase
• (n.) Variety; gradation; degree.
• (n.) 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.
• (n.) 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.
• (n.) Same as Mood.
• (n.) The scale as affected by the various positions in it of the
minor intervals; as, the Dorian mode, the Ionic mode, etc., of ancient
• (n.) A kind of silk. See Alamode, n.