moderate

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  • Info In politics and religion, a moderate is an individual who is not extreme, partisan, nor radical. more...
  • The film was met with mixed reviews while being a moderate commercial success.
  • Although in the past the party was right-wing, today it is a moderate party.
  • There are days with moderate to heavy rain during the winter months.
  • The film received very good reviews and was a moderate success at the box office.
  • Despite growing calls for change, the king has continued the policy of moderate reform.
  • Many types are used only at low to moderate frequency and power levels.
  • It has a moderate climate and has been a regional trade center for over a thousand years.
  • Though foreign investment has been encouraged, it has so far met with only moderate success.
  • He opposed its moderate attitude, especially towards the fight for self-government.
  • It was the third single of that album and met moderate success in French Canada.
  • In the day the wind moderated a little, but it soon increased again. Cited from The Northmen, Columbus and Cabot, 985-1503, by Various
  • The film was widely praised, though only a moderate box-office success.
  • If people were not ill, he saw no necessity for moderating his voice. Cited from Cranford, by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • Reason should be moderated and not asked to perform beyond its power.
  • I shall be better in a few days, when the weather moderates. Cited from Bessie's Fortune, by Mary J. Holmes
  • So in that sense, we are all moderates - taking the middle path.
  • He used to consider himself a social conservative, but he moderated his views over time.
  • This part of the city includes moderate-density residential areas and some green areas.
  • "Then where did you get it?" asked the old lady, moderating her tone. Cited from Risen from the Ranks, by Horatio Alger, Jr
  • Washington tried and failed to moderate the feud between his two top cabinet members.
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Meaning of moderate

  • verb Preside over
    John moderated the discussion
  • verb Make less fast or intense
    moderate your speed
  • adjective Being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme
    moderate prices, a moderate income, a moderate fine, moderate demands, a moderate estimate, a moderate eater, moderate success, a kitchen of moderate size, the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart