mode noun

ADJ. normal, traditional, usual | effective

VERB + MODE use Try using some other mode of organization. | change, switch to He had no intention of changing his mode of attire. Switch from ‘receive’ mode to ‘transmit’ mode.

PREP. in … ~ The machine is in its ‘suspend’ mode. | ~ of Their main mode of subsistence is hunting.

PHRASES a mode of address, a mode of communication/expression, a mode of transport