verb (used with object), mod·er·at·ed, mod·er·at·ing.
verb (used without object), mod·er·at·ed, mod·er·at·ing.
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Hester is a longtime researcher on evidence-based methods of moderating drinking.Americans Drink Too Much, But We’re Not All Alcoholics|Gabrielle Glaser|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nothing I hear from them suggests that the deportation figures are “moderating.”
LePage is up for re-election this year and has shown no signs of restraining his rhetoric or moderating his personality.
Open access to information beyond that available in the pulpit has already had a moderating effect on the stability of faith.A Tweeting Pope Raises Questions About Social Media’s Effect on the Church|Lawrence M. Krauss|September 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Electoral College may be imperfect, but its moderating influence on the American politic should not be laughed off too easily.Could Abolishing the Electoral College Help Republicans?|Justin Green|January 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The weather is moderating, and as soon as it is calm enough we will try and discover the amount of damage the ship has received.The Three Admirals|W.H.G. Kingston
"I am deeply grieved," he said, moderating his huge voice to a soft and purring sub-bass.The Witch of Prague|F. Marion Crawford
If people were not ill, he saw no necessity for moderating his voice.Cranford|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Storms and a moderating temperature were bad, for Jonathan Fryer had frozen rivers to cross.Some Three Hundred Years Ago|Edith Gilman Brewster
A whispered word from Radzivil seemed to exercise a moderating effect upon him.The Shadow of the Czar|John R. Carling