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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 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.
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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 ?
Besides, a man may live moderately and miserably at the same time; he had therefore better have proposed, that they should live both moderately and liberally; for unless these two conspire, luxury will come in on the one hand, or wretchedness on the other, since these two modes of living are the only ones applicable to the employment of our substance; for we cannot say with respect to a man's fortune, that he is mild or courageous, but we may say that he is prudent and liberal, which are the only qualities connected therewith.
see advertisement), roused the public curiosity, and the seats were moderately well filled.
Yet even in beginners, to adhere so moderately, as he be a man of the one faction, which is most passable with the other, commonly giveth best way.
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.
After passing through a moderately thick copse, we found a plain obstructed with bushes.
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.
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.
I know all the soldier stuff," he admitted, "know my job, that is to say, all right, and of course I am moderately good at languages, but that finishes me.
We were all moderately civil and collected, though I had my suspicions.
screamed Charlotte: seizing Oliver with her utmost force, which was about equal to that of a moderately strong man in particularly good training.
On either side the islands are situated on moderately deep submarine banks, and they are inhabited by closely allied or identical quadrupeds.
She admired Tom for his exterior, but the admiration of no moderately sensible woman could overlook rodomontade so exceedingly desperate.

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