MODERATING MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Moderating Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Moderate


• Moderate Definition & Synonyms

  1. (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.
  2. (v. i.) To preside as a moderator.
  3. (a.) Limited as to degree of progress; as, to travel at moderate speed.
  4. (a.) Not violent or rigorous; temperate; mild; gentle; as, a moderate winter.
  5. (a.) Limited in degree of activity, energy, or excitement; reasonable; calm; slow; as, moderate language; moderate endeavors.
  6. (n.) 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.
  7. (a.) Limited in scope or effects; as, a reformation of a moderate kind.
  8. (v. t.) 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.
  9. (v. t.) To preside over, direct, or regulate, as a public meeting; as, to moderate a synod.
  10. (a.) Limited in quantity; sparing; temperate; frugal; as, moderate in eating or drinking; a moderate table.
  11. (a.) Kept within due bounds; observing reasonable limits; not excessive, extreme, violent, or rigorous; limited; restrained
  12. (v. i.) To become less violent, severe, rigorous, or intense; as, the wind has moderated.
  13. (a.) Not extreme in opinion, in partisanship, and the like; as, a moderate Calvinist.


Synonyms:
Chair, Chasten, Check, Contain, Control, Curb, Hold, Lead, Mince, Restrained, Soften, Tame, Temper, Temperate,

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