verb (used with object), mod·er·at·ed, mod·er·at·ing.
verb (used without object), mod·er·at·ed, mod·er·at·ing.
Origin of moderate
SYNONYMS FOR moderate
Examples from the Web for moderately
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
In the era of Tea Party stunts and dramatic fan-based delays, the debate was moderately fussy.What Al Franken’s Normcore Senate Race Can Teach Other Democrats|Ana Marie Cox|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For a mere generation, UK-wide public policy had matched the notion of Scottish egalitarianism, at least moderately.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For diehards of the show, staying abreast of everything that happens to Ted and the gang is moderately difficult.Everything You Need to Know About 'How I Met Your Mother'|Chancellor Agard|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In America the reasonably well-off and moderately comfortable are the angry masses.
In the median band of both wings the spots do not flow together, but are separate and moderately heavy.The Butterfly Book|William Jacob Holland
Roll out the dough, cut it in cakes and bake them on tins in a moderately hot oven.The National Cook Book, 9th ed.|Hannah Mary Peterson
Garf was a changed fishman; he looked faintly frightened, moderately worried, and definitely embarrassed.Stairway to the Stars|Larry Shaw
Others, although but moderately endowed, have arrived at eminence by sheer persistence and rightly directed study.Style in Singing|W. E. Haslam
The trees on the Station grounds are weak and only moderately productive.The Peaches of New York|U. P. Hedrick