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modes

noun (1)
plural of mode

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a distinctive way of putting ideas into words
  • uses a colloquial mode of expression for his informal essays

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2 a state of mind dominated by a particular emotion
  • when I'm in my cooking mode, I just have to go into the kitchen and make something

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modes

noun (2)
plural of mode

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a practice or interest that is very popular for a short time
  • slim, tanned bodies are definitely the mode at this beach resort

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“Modes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/modes. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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