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Another word for moderate

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Adjective
  1. Not excessive or extreme in amount, degree, or force

    See also:

    edge

    big

  2. Kept within sensible limits

    See also:

    restraint

    plain

  3. Suited to or within the means of ordinary people

    See also:

    money

  4. Not steep or abrupt

    See also:

    rise

  5. Requiring little effort or exertion

    See also:

    easy

  6. Free from extremes in temperature

    See also:

    edge

  7. Of small intensity

    See also:

    strong

Verb
  1. To make or become less severe or extreme

    See also:

    increase

  2. To become or cause to become less active or intense

    See also:

    increase

Another word for moderate

Verb
  1. To become less

    See also:

    decrease

  2. To make less

    See also:

    decrease

  3. To preside over

    See also:

    manage

Synonym Study

  • Moderate and temperate are often interchangeable in denoting a staying within reasonable limits, but in strict discrimination, moderate implies merely the absence of excesses or extremes, while temperate suggests deliberate self-restraint moderate demands, a temperate reply