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Definitions of moderate:
  • noun:   a person who takes a position in the political center
  • verb:   preside over
    Example: "John moderated the discussion"
  • verb:   make less fast or intense
    Example: "Moderate your speed"
  • verb:   make less strong or intense; soften
  • verb:   restrain or temper
  • verb:   make less severe or harsh
    Example: "He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears"
  • verb:   lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
    Example: "Moderate your alcohol intake"
  • adjective:   not extreme
    Example: "A moderate penalty"
  • adjective:   being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme
    Example: "Moderate prices"
  • adjective:   marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes
    Example: "Moderate in his demands"

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