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mod·er·ate

 (mŏd′ər-ĭt)
adj.
1. Being within reasonable limits; not excessive or extreme: a moderate price.
2. Not violent or subject to extremes; mild or calm; temperate: a moderate climate.
3.
a. Of medium or average quantity or extent.
b. Of limited or average quality; mediocre.
4. Opposed to radical or extreme views or measures, especially in politics or religion.
n.
One who holds or champions moderate views or opinions, especially in politics or religion.
v. (mŏd′ə-rāt′) mod·er·at·ed, mod·er·at·ing, mod·er·ates
v.tr.
1. To cause to be less extreme, intense, or violent.
2. To preside over: She was chosen to moderate the convention.
v.intr.
1. To become less extreme, intense, or violent; abate.
2. To act as a moderator.

[Middle English moderat, from Latin moderātus, past participle of moderārī, to moderate; see med- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

mod′er·ate·ly adv.
mod′er·ate·ness n.
mod′er·a′tion n.
Synonyms: moderate, qualify, temper
These verbs mean to make less extreme or intense: moderated the severity of his rebuke by remaining calm; qualified her criticism by noting some strong points; tempered my harsh comments before writing the report.
Antonym: intensify
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.moderately - to a moderately sufficient extent or degree; "pretty big"; "pretty bad"; "jolly decent of him"; "the shoes are priced reasonably"; "he is fairly clever with computers"
immoderately, unreasonably - to a degree that exceeds the bounds or reason or moderation; "his prices are unreasonably high"
2.moderately - with moderation; in a moderate manner; "he drinks moderately"
immoderately - without moderation; in an immoderate manner; "he eats immoderately"

moderately

adverb reasonably, rather, quite, fairly, somewhat, slightly, to some extent, to a degree, in moderation, within reason, tolerably, within limits, passably The machine operated moderately well.
Translations
باعْتِدال
mírně
jævntmoderat
közepesen
hóflega
nekolikorahlozmerno

moderately

[ˈmɒdərɪtlɪ] ADV [good, wealthy] → medianamente; [drink, eat] → con moderación
he was a moderately successful actorfue un actor de cierto or relativo éxito
she did moderately well in her examslos exámenes le salieron medianamente bien
moderately pricedde precio módico

moderately

[ˈmɒdərətli] adv
[drink, eat, exercise] → modérément
to be moderately successful → obtenir un succès modéré
[active] → modérément
[expensive, difficult] → moyennement
[pleased, happy] → raisonnablement, assez
moderately priced → à un prix modéré

moderately

adv
(with adj/adv) → einigermaßen; increase, declinemäßig; a moderately priced suitein nicht allzu or übermäßig teurer Anzug; the house was moderately largedas Haus war mäßig groß
(= in moderation) drink, eat, exercisein Maßen; actmaßvoll

moderately

[ˈmɒdrɪtlɪ] adv (act) → con moderazione; (expensive, difficult) → non troppo, moderatamente; (pleased, happy) → abbastanza, discretamente
moderately priced → a prezzo modico
it was moderately successful → ha avuto un discreto successo

moderate

(ˈmodəreit) verb
to make or become less extreme. He was forced to moderate his demands; Gradually the pain moderated.
(-rət) adjective
1. keeping within reasonable limits; not extreme. The prices were moderate; moderate opinions.
2. medium or average; not particularly good. workmanship of moderate quality.
noun
a person whose views are not extreme. Politically, she's a moderate.
ˈmoderately adverb
ˈmoderateness (-rət-) noun
ˌmodeˈration noun
1. the quality of being moderate. Alcohol isn't harmful if it's taken in moderation.
2. (an) act of moderating. There has been some moderation in the force of the gale.
References in classic literature ?
It is, indeed, a spacious, and, allowing for the rude age that fashioned it, a moderately easy seat, with capacity enough, at all events, and offering no restraint to the Judge's breadth of beam.
When the sea is moderately calm, and slightly marked with spherical ripples, and this gnomon-like fin stands up and casts shadows upon the wrinkled surface, it may well be supposed that the watery circle surrounding it somewhat resembles a dial, with its style and wavy hour-lines graved on it.
Unhinge the lower jaw, and the side view of this skull is as the side view of a moderately inclined plane resting throughout on a level base.
Woodhouse's life; and upon being applied to, he could not but acknowledge (though it seemed rather against the bias of inclination) that weddingcake might certainly disagree with manyperhaps with most people, unless taken moderately.
see advertisement), roused the public curiosity, and the seats were moderately well filled.
It was quiet enough to reassure me, but I have no doubt if I had seen a moderately large wave come tumbling in, I should have taken to my heels, with an awful recollection of her drowned relations.
When I had rung at the bell with an unsteady hand, I turned my back upon the gate, while I tried to get my breath and keep the beating of my heart moderately quiet.
Give me leave, senora, to obtain the permission I speak of," returned Don Quixote; "and if I get it, it will matter very little if he is in the other world; for I will rescue him thence in spite of all the same world can do; or at any rate I will give you such a revenge over those who shall have sent him there that you will be more than moderately satisfied;" and without saying anything more he went and knelt before Dorothea, requesting her Highness in knightly and errant phrase to be pleased to grant him permission to aid and succour the castellan of that castle, who now stood in grievous jeopardy.
For it is manifest that the tie, moderately straightened, while adequate to hinder the blood already in the arm from returning towards the heart by the veins, cannot on that account prevent new blood from coming forward through the arteries, because these are situated below the veins, and their coverings, from their greater consistency, are more difficult to compress; and also that the blood which comes from the heart tends to pass through them to the hand with greater force than it does to return from the hand to the heart through the veins.
Taking into the account the existing debt, foreign and domestic, upon any plan of extinguishment which a man moderately impressed with the importance of public justice and public credit could approve, in addition to the establishments which all parties will acknowledge to be necessary, we could not reasonably flatter ourselves, that this resource alone, upon the most improved scale, would even suffice for its present necessities.
After passing through a moderately thick copse, we found a plain obstructed with bushes.
He was moderately reassured however, by the aspect of that countenance, full of astute intelligence and affected humility.

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