Definitions For Moderate


  • A person who takes a position in the political center
  • A person whose political ideas are not extreme : a person who has moderate opinions or is a member of a moderate political group


  • Make less fast or intense
  • Make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else
  • Preside over
  • Make less strong or intense; soften
  • Make less severe or harsh
  • Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
  • To make (something) less harsh, strong, or severe or to become less harsh, strong, or severe
  • To guide a discussion or direct a meeting that involves a group of people


  • Not extreme
  • Marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes


  • Being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme

Is Moderate a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Moderate is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Moderate in a Sentence

  • Her doctor recommended moderate exercise.
  • There were moderate levels of chemicals in the lake.
  • Drinking moderate amounts of coffee
  • The protesters have been unwilling to moderate their demands.
  • She moderates at our office meetings.
  • She moderates our discussions so that we don't argue or talk at the same time.
  • Moderates from both political parties have agreed on an economic plan.
  • To the community's detriment, moderates were often shouted down at town meetings by the local hotheads

Synonyms for Moderate

Antonyms for Moderate

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