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Módo, s. m.
1. mode, manner, fashion, way.Dar —, to show the way to do a thing, to open the way. Non vedo il — come ciò si possa fare, I cannot see how this can be done; 2. means; 3. course. Aver il —, to have the means, to be able. Non ho il — di far queste spese, I have not the means, I am not able to spend so much. In che —? in what manner? Far di —, to try, procure. Por —, to limit, moderate. A — di, like. Quella casa è fabbricata — di castello, this house is built like a castle;4. measure, rule. Oltre —, beyond measure, exceedingly. Por —, to bound, or set bounds to, to limit, to moderate, to stint. Di — che, so that, insomuch; 5. will, pleasure. A mio —, as I please. Ad ogni —, at any rate, however. Trovar —, to find a way, to find the means. Far di —, to endeavour, to strive; 6. mood of a verb. Aver il —, to possess the means, to be rich or to have wherewith to live at ease. — basso,plebian, vulgar manner. — di vitto, diet,regimen. — di vivere, rule of life. A modino —, gently.
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modo: manner, fashion, guise, meane, forme, size, rule, measure, way, power, abilitie. Also a Moode of a Verbe.