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Definition of Moderate

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Moderate Mod"er*ate, n. (Eccl. Hist.) One of a party in the Church of Scotland in the 18th century, and part of the 19th, professing moderation in matters of church government, in discipline, and in doctrine.
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Moderate Mod"er*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Moderated; p. pr. & vb. n. Moderating.] 1. To restrain from excess of any kind; to reduce from a state of violence, intensity, or excess; to keep within bounds; to make temperate; to lessen; to allay; to repress; to temper; to qualify; as, to moderate rage, action, desires, etc.; to moderate heat or wind. By its astringent quality, it moderates the relaxing quality of warm water. --Arbuthnot. To moderate stiff minds disposed to strive. --Spenser. 2. To preside over, direct, or regulate, as a public meeting; as, to moderate a synod.
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Moderate Mod"er*ate, a. [L. moderatus, p. p. of moderate, moderati, to moderate, regulate, control, fr. modus measure. See Mode.] Kept within due bounds; observing reasonable limits; not excessive, extreme, violent, or rigorous; limited; restrained; as: (a) Limited in quantity; sparing; temperate; frugal; as, moderate in eating or drinking; a moderate table. (b) Limited in degree of activity, energy, or excitement; reasonable; calm; slow; as, moderate language; moderate endeavors. (c) Not extreme in opinion, in partisanship, and the like; as, a moderate Calvinist. A number of moderate members managed . . . to obtain a majority in a thin house. --Swift. (d) Not violent or rigorous; temperate; mild; gentle; as, a moderate winter. ``Moderate showers.' --Walter. (e) Limited as to degree of progress; as, to travel at moderate speed. (f) Limited as to the degree in which a quality, principle, or faculty appears; as, an infusion of moderate strength; a man of moderate abilities. (g) Limited in scope or effects; as, a reformation of a moderate kind. --Hooker.

Meaning of Moderate from wikipedia

- A political moderate is a person in the center category of the left–right political spectrum. Aristotle favoured conciliatory politics dominated by the...
- The Moderate Party (Swedish: Moderata samlingspartiet, M, literally "Moderate Coalition Party" or "Moderate Unity Party"; commonly referred to as Moderaterna:...
- politics or center-right politics (American English), also referred to as moderate-right politics, are politics that lean to the right of the left–right political...
- politics or center-left politics (American English), also referred to as moderate-left politics, are political views that lean to the left-wing on the left–right...
- Impossible: A History of Anarchism. London: Harper Perennial. p. 565. "In its moderate form, right libertarianism embraces laissez-faire liberals like Robert...
- Moderate realism (also called immanent realism) is a position in the debate on the metaphysics of universals that holds that there is no realm in which...
- Moderate Muslim is a label used within counterterrorism discourse as the complement of "Islamic extremism", implying that the support of Islamic terrorism...
- Common oven temperatures (such as terms: cool oven, normal oven, slow oven, moderate oven, hot oven, etc.) are set to control the effects of baking in an oven...
- suggests that moderate exercise has a beneficial effect on the human immune system; an effect which is modeled in a J curve. Moderate exercise has been...
- 2008, whereas "light wind" can refer to 0 to 12 or 0 to 15 knots and "moderate wind" 12 to 19 or 16 to 19 knots, depending on regional custom, definition...
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