manner, mode, style, way, fashion
Meaning: 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"
It is in the present mode.
A New Mode of Preparing Chocolate.
"Such is, in my opinion, the only possible mode of proceeding.
His mode of operating was "the ballot-test," and was as follows:
But suddenly his mode of treatment changed; he became very severe.
Such a mode is "labor," which becomes at times painful and distasteful.
A mode of escape was now presented to me, but how was I to avail myself of it?
The mode had been introduced while I was in France, and was perfectly new to me.
For the operation belonging to anything is according to the mode of its substance.
This was certainly rather an abrupt and unconnected mode of commencing conversation.