mode

1
[ mohd ]
/ moʊd /

noun

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Origin of mode

1
First recorded in 1250–1300; Middle English mod(e), from Old French or directly from Latin modus “measured amount, limit, manner, kind, tone”

synonym study for mode

1. See method.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH mode

1. mode , module2. mode , mood

Definition for mode (2 of 2)

mode2
[ mohd ]
/ moʊd /

noun

fashion or style in manners, dress, etc.: He was much concerned to keep up with the latest mode.
a light gray or drab color.

adjective

Origin of mode

2
First recorded in 1635–45; from French, from Latin modus; see origin at mode1
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British Dictionary definitions for mode

mode
/ (məʊd) /

noun

Word Origin for mode

C14: from Latin modus measure, manner
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Medical definitions for mode

mode
[ mōd ]

n.

The value or item occurring most frequently in a series of observations or statistical data.
The number or range of numbers in a mathematical set that occurs the most frequently.
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Scientific definitions for mode

mode
[ mōd ]

The value that occurs most frequently in a data set. For example, in the set 125, 140, 172, 164, 140, 110, the mode is 140. Compare arithmetic mean average median.
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Cultural definitions for mode

mode

In statistics, the most frequently appearing value in a set of numbers or data points. In the numbers 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 4, 9, 6, 8, and 6, the mode is 6, because it appears more often than any of the other figures. (See average; compare mean and median.)

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