Found 3 items, similar to moderate.
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n : a person who takes a position in the political center [syn:
, middle of the roader
adj 1: being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or
extreme; “moderate prices”
; “a moderate income”
; “moderate demands”
; “a moderate
; “a moderate eater”
; “moderate success”
kitchen of moderate size”
; “the X-ray showed moderate
enlargement of the heart”
2: not extreme; “a moderate penalty”
; “temperate in his
response to criticism”
3: marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes; “moderate
in his demands”
; “restrained in his response”
v 1: preside over; “John moderated the discussion”
2: make less fast or intense; “moderate your speed”
3: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or
keep within limits; “moderate your alcohol intake”
; “hold your temper”
; “control your anger”
, hold in
4: make less severe or harsh; “He moderated his tone when the
students burst out in tears”
5: make less strong or intense; soften; “Tone down that
; “The author finally tamed some of his
potentially offensive statements”
[syn: tone down
6: restrain or temper [syn: chasten
English → English
, a. [L. moderatus, p. p. of moderate,
moderati, to moderate, regulate, control, fr. modus measure.
Kept within due bounds; observing reasonable limits; not
excessive, extreme, violent, or rigorous; limited;
(a) Limited in quantity; sparing; temperate; frugal; as,
moderate in eating or drinking; a moderate table.
(b) Limited in degree of activity, energy, or excitement;
reasonable; calm; slow; as, moderate language; moderate
(c) Not extreme in opinion, in partisanship, and the like;
as, a moderate Calvinist; a moderate Republican.
A number of moderate members managed . . . to
obtain a majority in a thin house. --Swift.
(d) Not violent or rigorous; temperate; mild; gentle; as, a
moderate winter. “Moderate showers.”
(e) Limited as to degree of progress; as, to travel at
(f) Limited as to the degree in which a quality, principle,
or faculty appears; as, an infusion of moderate strength;
a man of moderate abilities.
(g) Limited in scope or effects; as, a reformation of a
moderate kind. --Hooker.
, n. (Eccl. Hist.)
One of a party in the Church of Scotland in the 18th century,
and part of the 19th, professing moderation in matters of
church government, in discipline, and in doctrine.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Moderated
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Moderating
1. To restrain from excess of any kind; to reduce from a
state of violence, intensity, or excess; to keep within
bounds; to make temperate; to lessen; to allay; to
repress; to temper; to qualify; as, to moderate rage,
action, desires, etc.; to moderate heat or wind.
By its astringent quality, it moderates the relaxing
quality of warm water. --Arbuthnot.
To moderate stiff minds disposed to strive.
2. To preside over, direct, or regulate, as a public meeting
or a discussion; as, to moderate a synod; to moderate a
[1913 Webster +PJC]
, v. i.
1. To become less violent, severe, rigorous, or intense; as,
the wind has moderated.
2. To preside as a moderator.
Dr. Barlow [was] engaged . . . to moderate for him
in the divinity disputation. --Bp. Barlow's