HyperDic: modal

English > 4 senses of the word modal:
ADJECTIVEallmodal, averagerelating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution
pertmodalof or relating to a musical mode
pertmodalrelating to or expressing the mood of a verb
NOUNcommunicationmodal, modal auxiliary verb, modal auxiliary, modal verban auxiliary verb (such as 'can' or 'will') that is used to express modality
modal > pronunciation
Soundsmow'dahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > modal: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningrelating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution.
Example"the modal age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30"
Synonymaverage
CategorystatisticsA branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
Broadernormalconforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm
Spanishmodal
Catalanmodal
Nounsmodethe most frequent value of a random variable
English > modal: 4 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or relating to a musical mode; especially written in an ecclesiastical mode.
Spanishmodal
Nounsmodeany of various fixed orders of the various diatonic / diatonic notes within an octave
English > modal: 4 senses > adjective 3, pert
Meaningrelating to or expressing the mood of a verb.
Example"modal auxiliary"
Spanishmodal
Catalanmodal
Nounsmode, modalityverb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
English > modal: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn auxiliary verb (such as 'can' or 'will') that is used to express modality.
Synonymsmodal auxiliary verb, modal auxiliary, modal verb
Broaderauxiliary verbA verb that combines with another verb in a verb phrase to help form tense, mood, voice, or condition of the verb it combines with
Spanishmodal, verbo modal
Catalanmodal

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