Synonyms of moderate in English:
1 the club enjoyed moderate success
mediocre, indifferent, uninspired, undistinguished, unexceptional, unexciting, unremarkable, run-of-the-mill, lacklustre, forgettable, inferior, second-rate
informal OK, so-so, bog-standard, fair-to-middling, (plain) vanilla, nothing to write home about, no great shakes, not so hot, not up to much
New Zealand informal half-pie
[Antonyms] great, massive
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2 you can do something to moderate the anger
curb, control, check, keep in check, keep under control, hold in, temper, regulate, restrain, restrict, subdue;
[Antonyms] exacerbate, aggravate
3 the Speaker moderates the assembly
chair, take the chair of, preside over;
arbitrate, mediate, referee, judge
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