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Manner vs. Modal

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Mannernoun

Mode of action; way of performing or doing anything

Modaladjective

of, or relating to a mode or modus

Mannernoun

Characteristic mode of acting or behaving; bearing

‘His natural manner makes him seem like the boss.’;

Modaladjective

(grammar) of, relating to, or describing the mood of a clause

Mannernoun

One's customary method of acting; habit.

‘These people have strange manners.’;

Modaladjective

(music) of, relating to, or composed in the musical modi by which an octave is divided, associated with emotional moods in Ancient — and in medieval ecclesiastical music

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Mannernoun

good, polite behaviour

Modaladjective

(logic) of, or relating to the modality between propositions

Mannernoun

The style of writing or thought of an author; the characteristic peculiarity of an artist.

Modaladjective

(statistics) relating to the statistical mode.

Mannernoun

A certain degree or measure.

‘It is in a manner done already.’;

Modaladjective

(computing) Having separate modes in which user input has different effects.

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Mannernoun

Sort; kind; style.

‘All manner of persons participate.’;

Modaladjective

(GUI) Requiring immediate user interaction and thus presented so that it cannot be closed or interacted behind until a decision is made.

‘a modal dialog; a modal window’;

Mannernoun

Standards of conduct cultured and product of mind.

Modaladjective

(metaphysics) Relating to the form of a thing rather to any of its attributes

Mannernoun

Mode of action; way of performing or effecting anything; method; style; form; fashion.

‘The nations which thou hast removed, and placed in the cities of Samaria, know not the manner of the God of the land.’; ‘The temptations of prosperity insinuate themselves after a gentle, but very powerful, manner.’;

Modalnoun

(logic) A modal proposition.

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Mannernoun

Characteristic mode of acting, conducting, carrying one's self, or the like; bearing; habitual style.

‘Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them.’; ‘Air and manner are more expressive than words.’;

Modalnoun

(linguistics) A modal form, notably a modal auxiliary.

Mannernoun

Carriage; behavior; deportment; also, becoming behavior; well-bred carriage and address; as, mind your manners!.

‘Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices.’;

Modalnoun

(grammar) A modal verb.

Mannernoun

Certain degree or measure; as, it is in a manner done already.

‘The bread is in a manner common.’;

Modalnoun

(GUI) A modal window, one that cannot be closed until a decision is made.

Mannernoun

The style of writing or thought of an author; characteristic peculiarity of an artist.

Modaladjective

Of or pertaining to a mode or mood; consisting in mode or form only; relating to form; having the form without the essence or reality.

Mannernoun

Sort; kind; style; - in this application sometimes having the sense of a plural, sorts or kinds; as, all manners of people came to the rally.

‘And they being afraid wondered, saying to one another, What manner of man is this! for he commandeth even the winds and the water, and they obey him.’; ‘Ye tithe mint, and rue, and all manner of herbs.’; ‘I bid thee say,What manner of man art thou?’;

Modaladjective

Indicating, or pertaining to, some mode of conceiving existence, or of expressing thought, such as the modes of possibility or obligation.

Mannernoun

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’;

Modaladjective

Pertaining to or denoting mood.

Mannernoun

a way of acting or behaving

Modalnoun

A modal auxiliary.

Mannernoun

a kind;

‘what manner of man are you?’;

Modaladjective

relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution;

‘the modal age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30’;

Mannernoun

a way in which a thing is done or happens

‘taking notes in an unobtrusive manner’;

Modaladjective

of or relating to a musical mode; especially written in an ecclesiastical mode

Mannernoun

a style in literature or art

‘a dramatic poem in the manner of Goethe’;

Modaladjective

relating to or expressing the mood of a verb;

‘modal auxiliary’;

Mannernoun

a semantic category of adverbs and adverbials which answer the question ‘how?’

‘an adverb of manner’;

Mannernoun

a kind or sort

‘what manner of man is he?’;

Mannernoun

a person's outward bearing or way of behaving towards others

‘his arrogance and pompous manner’;

Mannernoun

polite or well-bred social behaviour

‘didn't your mother teach you any manners?’;

Mannernoun

social behaviour or habits

‘Trevor apologized for his son's bad manners’;

Mannernoun

the way a motor vehicle handles or performs

‘I have no complaints about the performance or road manners’;

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