Synonyms of moderate in English:

moderate


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adjective

1‘the club enjoyed moderate success’

SYNONYMS

average, modest, medium, middling, ordinary, common, commonplace, everyday, workaday

tolerable, passable, adequate, fair, decent

mediocre, indifferent, uninspired, undistinguished, unexceptional, unexciting, unremarkable, run-of-the-mill, lacklustre, forgettable, inferior, second-rate

informal OK, so-so, bog-standard, fair-to-middling, nothing to write home about, no great shakes, not so hot, not up to much

NZ informal half-pie

ANTONYMS

great, massive

2‘moderate demands’

SYNONYMS

reasonable, within reason, acceptable, non-excessive, within due limits

inexpensive, low, cheap, bargain-basement, fair, modest

abstemious, temperate, restrained

ANTONYMS

outrageous, unreasonable

3‘a man of moderate views’

SYNONYMS

dispassionate, non-extreme, middle-of-the-road, non-radical, non-reactionary, open to reason, equitable, impartial

ANTONYMS

extreme

4‘moderate behaviour’

SYNONYMS

restrained, controlled, temperate, sober, steady, regular, not given to excesses

easy, even, mild, tolerant, lenient

ANTONYMS

unreasonable, immoderate


verb

1‘the wind has moderated’

SYNONYMS

die down, abate, let up, calm down, lessen, grow less, decrease, diminish, slacken

ebb, recede, dwindle, weaken, subside

ANTONYMS

get up, increase

2‘you can do something to moderate the anger’

SYNONYMS

curb, control, check, keep in check, keep under control, hold in, temper, regulate, restrain, restrict, subdue

still, damp, repress, tame, break, lessen, deaden, decrease, lower, reduce, diminish, remit, mitigate, alleviate, allay, appease, assuage, ease, palliate, soothe, soften, calm, modulate, pacify, mellow, mince, tone down

ANTONYMS

exacerbate, aggravate

3‘the Speaker moderates the assembly’

SYNONYMS

chair, take the chair of, preside over

arbitrate, mediate, referee, judge