any of various fixed orders of the various diatonic notes within an octave
verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
a classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility
a particular functioning condition or arrangement; "switched from keyboard to voice mode"
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"
the most frequent value of a random variable
an organized structure for arranging or classifying; "he changed the arrangement of the topics"; "the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"; "he tried to understand their system of classification"
a procedure or process for obtaining an objective; "they had to devise a system that did not depend on cooperation"
a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole; "a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going"
(physical chemistry) a sample of matter in which substances in different phases are in equilibrium; "in a static system oil cannot be replaced by water on a surface"; "a system generating hydrogen peroxide"
instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
an ordered manner; orderliness by
the property of distance in general; "it's a long way to Moscow"; "he went a long ways"
doing as one pleases or chooses; "if I had my way"
a general category of things; used in the expression `in the way of'; "they didn't have much in the way of clothing"
a line leading to a place or point; "he looked the other direction"; "didn't know the way home"
a portion of something divided into shares; "they split the loot three ways"
space for movement; "room to pass"; "make way for"; "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
the condition of things generally; "that's the way it is"; "I felt the same way"
to a great degree or by a great distance; very much (`right smart' is regional in the United States); "way over budget"; "way off base"; "the other side of the hill is right smart steeper than the side we are on"
how a result is obtained or an end is achieved; "a means of control"; "an example is the best agency of