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?
If you enjoy a moderate amount of alcohol and it is something that is important to you, I don't recommend restricting yourself to try to lose weight, this type of restriction tends to backfire.
They actually think this is a moderate message – that it is okay to beat your wife.
I think this is the point in the conversation where we have to really stress that the moderate versus progressive divide is very relative, every single one of these candidates -- almost every single one of these candidates has put together a platform that is far more progressive than what the Obama administration was able to accomplish.
Identifying those children who are moderate to severely selective eaters as possibly having mood or sensory issues as well can aid pediatricians in identifying those at-risk children, in doing so, then we can be better able to make the appropriate referrals to any or all of the following: nutritionists, feeding therapists who can help with sensory issues to food, and specialists in pediatric behavior and development, who can help aid the child and the family working with the child.
The table that existed was a partisan, Republican effort, the loss last week by [Senate Majority Leader Mitch] McConnell showed Democrats that now is the time to find a new table—their own table—and start talking with some moderate Republicans.
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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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