Moderate in a sentence as a noun

Maybe it's also because I _hate_ riding at a moderate pace.

The cuts they agreed to are something like 78 billion euros over more than 10 years, which is quite moderate, for all the screaming.

Any developer with a moderate amount of common sense who chose to work for Zynga should've seen this coming.

It's not the trolls I care about so much as more moderate people who may have seen the fight from a distance and come away with the idea that YC is somehow sexist.

Moderate in a sentence as a verb

I've always defended moderate eBay fees because they provide relatively smooth access to a big marketplace, but not any more - this is pretty sleazy.

It's an inescapable mentality, you can't not think that way, but shouldn't we be working to moderate that prejudice instead of intentionally aggravating it?

Most people here, or college-educated NPR or Fox News listeners I know think it is against it, and that the US wants to promote a more secular, moderate form of Islam around the world, as do allies like Israel.

Oddly enough, Lustig's research has shown that fructose, in quantities which are completely normal for someone who has just consumed a moderate amount of refined sugar or fruit juice, has a very similar effect on the liver to alcohol.

Moderate in a sentence as an adjective

As Dr. Ludwig explained, when the subjects were eating low-fat diets, theyd have to add an hour of moderate-intensity physical activity each day to expend as much energy as they would effortlessly on the very-low-carb diet.

I find it darkly amusing that the rarity of these events is being invoked to convince people to moderate their concern, when this situation only exists due to the government's insistence that we treat even more rare events as gravely serious threats to our way of life.

Furthermore, 64% of the 36 volunteers indicated that the ********** session experience increased their sense of well-being or life satisfaction either moderately or very much, and 61% rated that the experience was associated with moderate to extreme positive behaviour change.

As long as my supposed ignorance persists, I'm sorry to crash the party with a simple question: why is Delicious relevant?Assuming many or most here think it is relevant, it should be possible to respond to my question reasonably, without buzzwords and with only moderate downvoting.

Moderate definitions


a person who takes a position in the political center

See also: centrist moderationist


preside over; "John moderated the discussion"

See also: chair lead


make less fast or intense; "moderate your speed"


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"

See also: control hold contain check curb


make less severe or harsh; "He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears"

See also: mince soften


make less strong or intense; soften; "Tone down that aggressive letter"; "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"

See also: tame



See also: chasten temper


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"


not extreme; "a moderate penalty"; "temperate in his response to criticism"

See also: temperate


marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes; "moderate in his demands"; "restrained in his response"

See also: restrained