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English

Pronunciation

Abbreviation

mod

  1. moderate, as in: low, moderate, high
  2. A moderator
  3. (mathematics) modulus

Noun

Singular
mod

Plural
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mod ({{{1}}})
  1. An unconventionally modern style of fashionable dress originating in England in the 1960s, characterized by ankle-length black trenchcoats and sunglasses.
  2. A person who dresses in such a style.
  3. (slang) A modification to an object, typically for the purpose of individualizing and/or enhancing the performance of the object.
  4. (computer games) User created content for a computer game.

Usage notes

In gaming, mods are created by end users wheras such content by the game creators would be labeled an expansion pack.

Verb

Infinitive
to mod

Third person singular
mod

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
d

to mod (third-person singular simple present mod, present participle d, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. (slang) To modify an object from its original condition, typically for the purposes of individualizing and/or enhancing the performance of the object.
    His friends were particularly impressed with the way he modded his Ruckus.
  2. To moderate; to punish a rule-breaking user on a forum, esp. when done by a moderator.
    Don't break the rules or you'll be modded.

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Derived terms


Danish

Noun

mod

  1. courage

Preposition

mod

  1. against

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *mōþa-, from Proto-Indo-European *mē-, *mō-. Cognate with Old High German muot (German Mut), Old Saxon mōd (Dutch moed), Old Norse móðr (anger, grief) (Swedish mod), Gothic 𐌼𐍉𐌸𐍃 (moths), anger, emotion). The IE root was also the source of Ancient Greek μῶθαι (mōthai) and Latin mos.

Pronunciation

Noun

mōd n.

  1. heart, mind, feeling
  2. courage, pride, grief, anger
  3. state of mind

Derived terms

Declension

Singular Plural
nominative mōd mōd
accusative mōd mōd
genitive mōdes mōda
dative mōde mōdum


Descendants


Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

Declination for mod Singular Uncountable
Neuter Indefinite Definite
Nominative mod modet
Genitive mods modets

mod n.

  1. courage

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