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moderate

zelfstandig naamwoord

1 moderate

A person who takes a position in the political center.

synoniemen: centrist, middle of the roader, moderationist.



werkwoord

1 moderate

Preside over:
— John moderated the discussion.

synoniemen: chair, lead.

Nederlands: presideren, voorzitten

2 moderate

Make less fast or intense.

3 moderate

Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits:
— Moderate your alcohol intake.

synoniemen: check, contain, control, curb, hold, hold in.

Roget 275: move slowly etc. adv.; creep, crawl, lag, slug, drawl, linger, loiter, saunter; plod, trudge, stump along, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: afremmen, matigen, modereren, remmen

4 moderate

Make less severe or harsh:
— He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears.

synoniemen: mince, soften.

5 moderate

Make less strong or intense; soften.

synoniemen: tame, tone down.

6 moderate

Make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else.

synoniemen: mollify, season, temper.

Roget 469: qualify, limit, modify, leaven, give a color to, introduce new conditions, narrow, temper.    waffle, quibble, hem and haw (be uncertain) 475; equivocate ... meer laten zien

Roget 174: be moderate etc. adj.; keep within bounds, keep within compass; sober down, settle down; keep the peace, remit, relent, take in sail.    moderate, soften, mitigate, ... meer laten zien

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

1 moderate

Being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme.

Roget 815: cheap; low, low priced; moderate, reasonable; inexpensive, unexpensive; well worth the money, worth the money; magnifique et pas cher [Fr.]; good at the price, cheap at the price; dirt cheap, dog cheap; ... meer laten zien

Roget 639: sufficient, enough, adequate, up to the mark, commensurate, competent, satisfactory, valid, tangible.    measured; moderate etc. (temperate) ... meer laten zien

Roget 32: small, little; diminutive etc. (small in size) 193; minute; fine; inconsiderable, paltry etc. (unimportant) 643; faint ... meer laten zien

2 moderate

Not extreme:
— A moderate penalty.

synoniem: temperate.

Roget 174: moderate; lenient etc. 740; gentle, mild, mellow; cool, sober, temperate, reasonable, measured; tempered etc. ... meer laten zien

Roget 953: temperate, moderate, sober, frugal, sparing; abstemious, abstinent; within compass; measured etc. (sufficient) 639.    on the wagon, on the water wagon.    ... meer laten zien

Pools: umiarkowany, nieradykalny, pomierny

3 moderate

Marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes:
— Moderate in his demands.

synoniem: restrained.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: K, Laodicean, abate, acceptable, accepting, act between, adequate, adjust to, admissible, all right, allay, alleviate, alter, ambling, apathetic, arbitrate, arrest, assuage, attemper, average ... meer laten zien.

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