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Definitions of moderate:

part of speech: verb transitive

To keep within bounds; lassen; to make less violent, intense, or extreme; as, to moderate rage, heat, etc.

part of speech: adjective

Kept within bounds; not extreme nor excessive.

part of speech: verb transitive

To keep within measure or bounds: to regulate: to reduce in intensity: to make temperate or reasonable: to pacify: to decide as a moderator.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To become less violent or intense.

part of speech: adjective

Kept within measure or bounds: not excessive or extreme: temperate: of middle rate.

part of speech: adverb

Moderately.

part of speech: adjective

Temperate; observing reasonable bounds, as in the indulgence of the appetites, in expressing opinions, & c.; not excessive, as in price or value; not extreme, as in opinions.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To become less violent or intense: to preside as a moderator.

part of speech: verb

To restrain from excess of any kind; to regulate; to reduce or lessen in violence or intensity; to allay; to pacify; to become less violent or intense.

part of speech: noun

Moderateness.

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