how to pronounce ode


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the above transcription of ode is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

ode is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of ode in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… this is an ode and you guys can hear it …”

meanings of ode


  1. Initialism of ordinary differential equation.
  2. A short poetical composition proper to be set to music or sung; a lyric poem; especially, now, a poem characterized by sustained noble sentiment and appropriate dignity of style.


  1. Initialism of Oxford Dictionary of English.
  2. Initialism of Orchestration Director Engine.

ode frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ode occurs in english on average 2.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics ode can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ode can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to ode


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