What does MOD mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mod(adj)

    a British teenager or young adult in the 1960s; noted for their clothes consciousness and opposition to the rockers

  2. mod, modern, modernistic(adj)

    relating to a recently developed fashion or style

    "their offices are in a modern skyscraper"; "tables in modernistic designs";


  1. mod(Noun)

    An unconventionally modern style of fashionable dress originating in England in the 1960s, characterized by ankle-length black trenchcoats and sunglasses.

  2. mod(Noun)

    a 1960s British person who dressed in such a style and was interested in modernism and the modern music of the time; the opposite of a rocker.

  3. mod(Noun)

    A modification to an object, computer game, etc., typically for the purpose of individualizing and/or enhancing the performance of the object.

  4. mod(Noun)

    A moderator, for example on a forum.

  5. mod(Noun)

    A module (file containing a tracker music sequence).

  6. mod(Noun)

    A moderately difficult route.

  7. mod(Verb)

    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.

  8. mod(Verb)

    To moderate; to punish a rule-breaking user on a forum, especially when done by a moderator.

    Don't break the rules or you'll be modded.

  9. Origin: From mōdaz, from mē-. Cognate with Old High German muot (German Mut), Old Saxon mod (Dutch moed), Old Norse móðr (Swedish mod), Gothic 033C034903380343. The Indo-European root was also the source of Ancient Greek μῶθαι and Latin mos.


  1. MOD

    MOD is a computer file format used primarily to represent music, and was the first module file format. MOD files use the “.MOD” file extension, except on the Amiga where the original trackers instead use a “mod.” prefix scheme, e.g. “mod.echoing”. A MOD file contains a set of instruments in the form of samples, a number of patterns indicating how and when the samples are to be played, and a list of what patterns to play in what order.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mod

    mod, n. an assembly, meeting, of a similar nature to the Welsh Eisteddfod. [Gael.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. mod

    [very common] 1. Short for ‘modify’ or ‘modification’. Very commonly used — in fact the full terms are considered markers that one is being formal. The plural ‘mods’ is used esp. with reference to bug fixes or minor design changes in hardware or software, most esp. with respect to patch sets or a diff. See also case mod. 2. Short for modulo but used only for its techspeak sense.

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  2. MOD

    What does MOD stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the MOD acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Anagrams for MOD »

  1. dom, Dom, dom., DOM


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of MOD in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of MOD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michael Fallon:

    We will be stepping up the MOD's (Ministry of Defence) role in export promotion, the MOD will now lead on key strategic export campaigns, including Typhoon and complex weapons.

  2. Lewis Hamilton:

    Please no! This is the worst looking mod (modification) in Formula One history, i appreciate the quest for safety but this is Formula One and the way it is now is perfectly fine.

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