Moderated
Moderate Mod"er*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Moderated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Moderating}.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster]

By its astringent quality, it moderates the relaxing quality of warm water. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]

To moderate stiff minds disposed to strive. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. To preside over, direct, or regulate, as a public meeting or a discussion; as, to moderate a synod; to moderate a debate. [1913 Webster +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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