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From Middle English moderat, from Latin moderātus, perfect active participle of moderor (regulate, restrain, moderate) < moder-, modes-, a stem appearing also in modestus (moderate, discreet, modest) < modus (measure); see mode and modest.

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  • Adjective, noun:
    • (UK): IPA: /ˈmɒdərət/, SAMPA: /"mQd@r@t/
    • (US): enPR: mäd'ər-ət, IPA: /ˈmɑdərət/, SAMPA: /"mAd@r@t/
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  • Verb:
    • (UK): IPA: /ˈmɒdəreɪt/, SAMPA: /"mQd@reIt/
    • (US): enPR: mäd'ə-rāt, IPA: /ˈmɑdəreɪt/, SAMPA: /"mAd@reIt/
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Moderate (comparative more Moderate, superlative most Moderate)

Positive
Moderate

Comparative
more Moderate

Superlative
most Moderate

  1. Not excessive; acting in moderation
  2. Mediocre
  3. Average priced; standard-deal
  4. (US politics) Having an intermediate position between liberal and conservative.

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Singular
Moderate

Plural
Moderates

Moderate (plural Moderates)
  1. (politics) One who holds an intermediate position between the extremes relevant in a political context
    While the moderates usually propose political compromise, it's often only achieved when the extremists allow them so
  2. Similar middle-grounder in any other context.
    The moderates are the natural advocates of ecumenism against the fanatics of their churches

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Infinitive
to Moderate

Third person singular
Moderates

Simple past
moderated

Past participle
moderated

Present participle
moderating

to Moderate (third-person singular simple present Moderates, present participle moderating, simple past and past participle moderated)
  1. (transitive) To reduce the excessiveness of (something)
  2. (intransitive) To become less excessive
  3. (transitive) To preside over (something) as a moderator
  4. (intransitive) To act as a moderator; to assist in bringing to compromise

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moderate

  1. Second-person plural present tense of moderare.
  2. Second-person plural imperative of moderare#Italian.
  3. Feminine plural of moderato.

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