A person whose opinions, especially their political ones, are not extreme.
Medium, not too little and not too much.
Example: I only ate a moderate amount of chocolate last week, but I've still put on weight!
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- marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes 2. [adj] - being within reasonable or average limits 3. [adj] - not extreme 4. [v] - preside over 5. [v] - make less fast or intenseFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=moderate
[ Latin moderatus
, past participle of moderate
, to moderate, regulate, control, from modus
measure. See Mode
.] Kept within due bounds; observing reasonable limits; not excessive, extreme, violent, or rigorous; limited; restrained ; ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/M/86
Mod'er·ate noun (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. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/M/86
Mod'er·ate transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Moderated
; present participle & verbal noun Moderating
To restrain from excess of any kind; to reduce from a state of violence, intensity, or excess; to keep within b...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/M/86
Mod'er·ate intransitive verb 1.
To become less violent, severe, rigorous, or intense; as, the wind has moderated
To preside as a moderator. « Dr. Barlow [ was] engaged . . . to moderate
for him in the divinity disputation.» Bp. Barlow's Remains (16...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/M/86
marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes; `moderate in his demands`; `restrained in his response`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=moderate
not extreme; `a moderate penalty`; `temperate in his response to criticism`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=moderate
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-ra...Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=moderate
• (a.) Limited as to the degree in which a quality, principle, or faculty appears; as, an infusion of moderate strength; a man of moderate abilities. • (v. i.) To preside as a moderator. • (a.) Limited as to degree of progress; as, to travel at moderate speed. • (a.) Not violent or rigorous; temperate; mild; gentle; as, a modera...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/moderate/
(from the article `Free Church of Scotland`) ...The disruption was the result of tensions that had existed within the Church of Scotland, primarily because of the development early in the 18th ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/m/106
Visibility between 2 and 5 nautical milesFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21350
Wave height of 1.25 to 2.5 mFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21350
In politics and religion, a moderate is an individual who is not extreme, partisan, nor radical. In recent years, the term political moderates has gained traction as a buzzword. The existence of the ideal moderate is disputed because of a lack of a moderate political ideology. Aristotle favoured conciliatory politics dominated by the centre rather...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moderate
An individual, group or idea in favour of limited or gradual change.Found on http://alphahistory.com/frenchrevolution/french-revolution-glossary/
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