Pronunciation of Moderate
/mˈɒdəɹət/, /mˈɒdəɹət/, /m_ˈɒ_d_ə_ɹ_ə_t/
Antonyms for moderate:
excessive, immoderate, extraordinary, wild, intensify, violent, extravagant, amplify, intolerable, rough, unlimited, enhance, harsh, uncontrolled, strengthen, continue, unreasonable, extreme, magnify, unrestrained, outrageous.
Synonyms for moderate:
Other synonyms and related words:
fair, neuter, diminish, reasonable, fairish, season, goodish, low, satisfactory, tone down, control, slack, decent, tidy, slacken, moderationist, adequate, temper, modest, tolerable, slow, respectable.
dominant, conventional, ordinary, medium, stereotype, standard, midmost, predominant, stock, median, average, everyday, mid, middle-of-the-road, mediocre, commonplace, halfway, normal, common, run-of-the-mill, middling, usual, mean, mezzo, customary.
fair, average, so-so (adjective)
controlled, passionless, nonchalant, serene, calm, level-headed, even-tempered, cool, meek, mild, stolid, unflappable, imperturbable, frigid, cold-blooded, aloof, placid, demure, stoical, deadpan, poker-faced, staid, unexcitable, stoic, dispassionate, reserved, easygoing, unhurried, steady, tranquil, inscrutable, composed, apathetic, detached, numb, self-controlled, self-composed, impassive, neutral.
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Medium-sized, mid-range, middle-sized, regular.
Sense 6 (noun)
Sense 7 (noun)
Sense 9 (noun)
Sense 12 (noun)
mediate, arbitrate (verb)
restrain, control (verb)
diminish, fall, soften, appease, let up, mollify, abate, check, decrease, subside, curb, alleviate, slacken, chasten, qualify, tone down, pacify, quiet, reduce, mitigate, wane, relieve, slow, relent, allay, assuage, subdue, calm, temper, lessen, decline.
Usage examples for moderate:
- Sufficient to make 2 moderate- sized cakes. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
- Harry, I heard papa say, too, that he wished to purchase a small flock of sheep as soon as he could find any at a moderate price. - "Waihoura, the Maori Girl", W.H.G. Kingston.
- They are fixed by a legislature, the majority of the members of which are men of very moderate income, and when originally fixed in the older States it was often by men not altogether friendly to the judiciary. - "The American Judiciary", Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD.