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Synonyms of modal

Noun


1. modal auxiliary verb, modal auxiliary, modal verb, modal, auxiliary verb

usage: an auxiliary verb (such as `can' or `will') that is used to express modality

Adjective


1. modal(prenominal), average, normal (vs. abnormal)

usage: relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution; "the modal age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30"

2. modal

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

3. modal

usage: relating to or expressing the mood of a verb; "modal auxiliary"

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