- adj. 适度的；温和的；稳健的；中等的
- v. 节制；使 ... 稳定，使 ... 缓和
- n. 稳健的人
- 适度的， 适当的
- 主持（会议）， 做会场司仪
- 变和缓， 变稳定，变缓和
- 中等的,适度的,不很大的 not at either end of a range of size, force, etc.but perhaps nearer the lower end than the higher
- 温和的; 有节制的 done or kept within sensible limits
- 中庸的,稳健的,不走极端的 avoiding or not accepting ideas that are very different from those of most people; not politically extreme
- vt. & vi. (使)减轻〔缓和〕; 节制 make or become less in force, degree, rate, etc.; reduce
a person who takes a position in the political center
being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme;
"a moderate income"
"a moderate fine"
"a moderate estimate"
"a moderate eater"
"a kitchen of moderate size"
"the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart"
"a moderate penalty"
"temperate in his response to criticism"
marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes;
"moderate in his demands"
"restrained in his response"
"John moderated the discussion"
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"
make less severe or harsh;
"He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears"
make less strong or intense; soften;
"Tone down that aggressive letter"
"The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"
- Moderate exercise will be of benefit to you.
- Corn plants grow well in moderate weather.
- He holds moderate opinions.
- The team enjoyed only moderate success last season.
- She moderated her enthusiasm deliberately .
- He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears.
- He is a moderate.
- He has a room of moderate size.
- Parents can get good results with either moderate strictness or moderate permissiveness.
- He is a child of only moderate ability.
- We had a moderate winter last year.
- He is a moderate smoker.
- He holds moderate opinions.
- The wind is moderate today.
- The hotel is moderate in its charges.
- He is moderate in drinking.
- They were moderate in their demands.
- He was moderate in his views.
- He is moderate in speech.
- The wind is moderating.
- Her fury moderated when she learned why he had done it.
- The union decided to moderate their demands.
- You should moderate your language when children are present.
- moderate price 适当的价格
- moderate request 小小的请求
- moderate expenses 适度的花费
- moderate speech 稳健的谈吐
- moderate weather 温和的天气
- moderate in 在…方面稳健的〔有节制的〕
- moderate in one's demands 需求有度
- moderate in speech 谈吐稳健
- moderate in the consumption of alcohol 饮酒有节制
- moderate in views 持稳健的见解
- moderate in speech 谈吐温和
O love, be moderate, allay thy ecstacy.出自：Merchant of Venice , Shakespeare
In the reformation of religion, his first steps were moderate and cautious.出自： Gibbon
Teetotallers and moderate drinkers will probably be at war on this point.出自：Graphic
I..advise you to moderate your demands.出自： T. Lediard
A short-tempered man who has difficulty moderating his excessive vigour.出自： T. Capote
- moderate, temperate
- 这两个词都可指程度、数量“适当,不过分”。但前者仅指“适中,不过度”; 而后者指“自觉节制”。 试比较:
- a moderate drinker
- a temperate drinker
- ☆ 14世纪晚期进入英语，直接源自拉丁语的moderatus，意为管理，调整。