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Moderate vs Minimall - What's the difference?

moderate | minimall |

As nouns the difference between moderate and minimall

is that moderate is one who holds an intermediate position between extremes, as in politics while minimall is a small mall (shopping centre).

As an adjective moderate

is not excessive; acting in moderation.

As a verb moderate

is to reduce the excessiveness of (something).

moderate

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Not excessive; acting in moderation
  • moderate language
    a moderate Calvinist
    travelling at a moderate speed
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • A number of moderate members managed to obtain a majority in a thin house.
  • Mediocre
  • Average priced; standard-deal
  • Not violent or rigorous; temperate; mild; gentle.
  • a moderate winter
  • * Walter
  • moderate showers
  • (US, politics) Having an intermediate position between liberal and conservative.
  • Derived terms

    * moderately * moderateness

    Synonyms

    * See also * See also

    Noun

    (wikipedia moderate) (en noun)
  • One who holds an intermediate position between extremes, as in politics.
  • ''While the moderates usually propose political compromise, it's often only achieved when the extremists allow them so
    The moderates are the natural advocates of ecumenism against the fanatics of their churches.

    Verb

    (moderat)
  • To reduce the excessiveness of (something)
  • to moderate rage, action, desires, etc.
  • * Arbuthnot
  • By its astringent quality, it moderates the relaxing quality of warm water.
  • * Spenser
  • To moderate stiff minds disposed to strive.
  • To become less excessive
  • To preside over (something) as a moderator
  • to moderate a synod
  • To act as a moderator; to assist in bringing to compromise
  • Synonyms

    * (reduce excesses ) temperate * (preside ) arbitrate, chair

    Derived terms

    * moderation * moderating

    References

    * * English heteronyms ----

    minimall

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A small mall (shopping centre).