centrist, middle of the roader, moderate, moderationist(adj)
a person who takes a position in the political center
overstated, excessive, intemperate, undue, usurious, outrageous, unconscionable, immoderate, overdone, sinful, exorbitant, ultra, extraordinary, extreme, over-the-top, inordinate, extortionate, abnormal, radical, stark, extremist, intense, far, unreasonable, steep, exaggerated, all-fired
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"
usurious, intemperate, extraordinary, all-fired, overstated, radical, extortionate, immoderate, unreasonable, outrageous, extreme, stark, overdone, exaggerated, excessive, extremist, ultra, inordinate, steep, over-the-top, unconscionable, abnormal, far, intense, sinful, exorbitant, undue
"a moderate penalty"; "temperate in his response to criticism"
radical, far, usurious, all-fired, overstated, overdone, unconscionable, immoderate, extreme, abnormal, stark, intense, exorbitant, undue, unreasonable, inordinate, ultra, extraordinary, outrageous, exaggerated, extortionate, over-the-top, excessive, sinful, intemperate, steep, extremist
marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes
"moderate in his demands"; "restrained in his response"
undue, steep, sinful, radical, outrageous, excessive, extreme, stark, immoderate, unreasonable, intemperate, extraordinary, exaggerated, far, inordinate, over-the-top, overstated, extortionate, usurious, abnormal, overdone, ultra, extremist, all-fired, unconscionable, exorbitant, intense
moderate, chair, lead(verb)
"John moderated the discussion"
lead, temper, run, mince, hold in, tame, precede, result, chairman, control, chair, hold, guide, check, soften, tone down, direct, extend, top, head, conduce, take, pass, leave, conduct, contribute, chasten, go, curb, contain
exorbitant, extreme, stark, overstated, intemperate, steep, usurious, outrageous, unreasonable, all-fired, over-the-top, excessive, far, extremist, extraordinary, unconscionable, inordinate, immoderate, exaggerated, ultra, extortionate, abnormal, radical, intense, sinful, undue, overdone
make less fast or intense
"moderate your speed"
unreasonable, immoderate, steep, extremist, abnormal, extreme, sinful, far, intense, stark, exaggerated, overdone, inordinate, intemperate, excessive, radical, unconscionable, usurious, overstated, all-fired, outrageous, exorbitant, extraordinary, extortionate, undue, ultra, over-the-top
control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate(verb)
lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
"moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
crack, ensure, mark, hold in, jibe, verify, gibe, mince, make, declare, lead, tick off, view as, carry, book, operate, concur, have, maintain, master, hold, sustain, learn, checker, check out, match, stamp down, conquer, retain, stop, nurse, defy, condition, assure, tame, cut back, guard, prevail, manipulate, comprise, break, suss out, check off, withstand, adjudge, suppress, accommodate, curb, check up on, control, look into, ascertain, harbour, insure, soften, go over, reserve, check, hold back, give, take hold, train, go for, see, conceal, take, deem, incorporate, support, find out, obtain, discipline, apply, chasten, check over, restrict, bind, tone down, have got, entertain, subdue, temper, correspond, command, restrain, keep, concord, keep back, oblige, fit, throw, keep in line, arrest, check into, tally, enclose, contain, bear, inhibit, determine, hold up, retard, take for, turn back, harbor, chequer, delay, watch, defend, see to it, confine, chair, admit, curtail, tick, halt, obligate, agree, mark off
steep, extortionate, inordinate, overdone, immoderate, extreme, abnormal, unconscionable, exorbitant, sinful, usurious, intense, undue, extraordinary, overstated, all-fired, excessive, ultra, outrageous, radical, unreasonable, far, stark, exaggerated, extremist, intemperate, over-the-top
mince, soften, moderate(verb)
make less severe or harsh
"He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears"
overstated, extremist, over-the-top, far, ultra, overdone, excessive, all-fired, unconscionable, outrageous, immoderate, exorbitant, stark, extortionate, steep, extraordinary, intense, intemperate, radical, unreasonable, extreme, undue, sinful, exaggerated, abnormal, usurious, inordinate
tone down, moderate, tame(verb)
make less strong or intense; soften
"Tone down that aggressive letter"; "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"
lead, temper, muffle, mince, hold in, tame, cultivate, mute, domesticize, naturalise, control, chair, hold, reclaim, naturalize, check, domesticate, soften, tone down, domesticise, damp, dampen, chasten, curb, dull, subdue, contain
exorbitant, all-fired, usurious, sinful, undue, far, unconscionable, excessive, ultra, over-the-top, steep, intemperate, inordinate, outrageous, abnormal, extraordinary, radical, exaggerated, unreasonable, immoderate, extreme, extortionate, intense, overdone, stark, extremist, overstated
chasten, moderate, temper(verb)
lead, temper, mince, hold in, tame, anneal, control, objurgate, hold, castigate, correct, curb, harden, soften, tone down, mollify, chastise, check, chasten, normalize, chair, season, subdue, contain
intemperate, overdone, extreme, outrageous, far, all-fired, undue, radical, stark, usurious, unreasonable, steep, exorbitant, abnormal, unconscionable, intense, extortionate, sinful, inordinate, extremist, excessive, overstated, over-the-top, extraordinary, immoderate, exaggerated, ultra
Not excessive; acting in moderation
While the moderates usually propose political compromise, it's often only achieved when the extremists allow them so
The moderates are the natural advocates of ecumenism against the fanatics of their churches
Average priced; standard-deal
Having an intermediate position between liberal and conservative.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
The storm, the fever, the pain abates. Interest declines. Misfortunes may be mitigated, desires moderated, intense anger abated, population decreased, taxes reduced. We abate a nuisance, terminate a controversy, suppress a rebellion. See ALLEVIATE.
Abate in fury; abated by law.
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How to use moderate in a sentence?
We still have the fundamental challenge of finding moderate Syrian opposition men to train to be a stabilizing influence over time.
We have approved a moderate program with the full participation of Europe. All negotiations have to be made within financial restraint. It was accepted by the parties of the left, we are a center-left party and we are in full cooperation with our European partners. We are not against them.
Do we need to wait for a tragedy to happen? we need to allow more moderate Muslim voices so that life can go smoothly in our society.
As we have announced before, Turkey has agreed to be one of the regional hosts for the train-and-equip program for moderate Syrian opposition forces. We expect to conclude and sign the agreement with Turkey soon.
It may well create further vacuums, it may well create greater difficulty in finding any kind of moderate forces to train and assist in the process of fighting ISIS both in Syria and Iraq. I think we have a real risk here that it could destabilize efforts in that regard.
Translations for moderate
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- moderatCatalan, Valencian
- moderovat, mírnýCzech
- moderieren, moderatGerman
- moderada, moderado, moderar, mediocreSpanish
- maltillinen, moderoida, tasoittaa, juontaa, keskinkertainen, tasoittua, kohtuullinen, tasaantua, sovitella, vaatimaton, kohtalainen, kohtuullistaaFinnish
- modérer, modéré, modéréeFrench
- cuibheasachScottish Gaelic
- moderato, moderareItalian
- modereren, gematigde, matig, middelmatig, temperen, bemiddelen, matigen, gematigd, doorsnee, milderenDutch
- centrist, moderată, modera, moderat, mediu, centristă, mediocră, mediocru, mijlocie, mijlociuRomanian
- средний, умеренный, заурядный, посредственныйRussian
- اعتدال پسندUrdu
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