Moderate vs Mod - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between moderate and mod
is that moderate
is one who holds an intermediate position between extremes, as in politics while mod
is (uncountable) an unconventionally modern style of fashionable dress originating in england in the 1960s, characterized by ankle-length black trenchcoats and sunglasses.
As verbs the difference between moderate and mod
is that moderate
is to reduce the excessiveness of (something) while mod
is (slang) to modify an object from its original condition, typically for the purposes of individualizing and/or enhancing the performance of the object.
As a adjective moderate
is not excessive; acting in moderation.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Not excessive; acting in moderation
- moderate language
- a moderate Calvinist
* Jonathan Swift
- travelling at a moderate speed
Average priced; standard-deal
Not violent or rigorous; temperate; mild; gentle.
- A number of moderate members managed to obtain a majority in a thin house.
- a moderate winter
(US, politics) Having an intermediate position between liberal and conservative.
- moderate showers
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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.
To reduce the excessiveness of (something)
- to moderate rage, action, desires, etc.
- By its astringent quality, it moderates the relaxing quality of warm water.
To become less excessive
To preside over (something) as a moderator
- To moderate stiff minds disposed to strive.
To act as a moderator; to assist in bringing to compromise
- to moderate a synod
* (reduce excesses ) temperate
* (preside ) arbitrate, chair
* (modulus) , modulus
(uncountable) An unconventionally modern style of fashionable dress originating in England in the 1960s, characterized by ankle-length black trenchcoats and sunglasses.
(UK) a 1960s British person who dressed in such a style and was interested in modernism and the modern music of the time; the opposite of a rocker.
(slang) A modification to an object, computer game, etc., typically for the purpose of individualizing and/or enhancing the performance of the object.
(Internet) A moderator, for example on a discussion forum.
(computing, informal) A module (file containing a tracker music sequence).
* 1992 , "Jordan K. Hubbard", How to convert Amiga mods to Arch?'' (on Internet newsgroup ''comp.sys.acorn )
* 2003 , Rene T. A. Lysloff, Leslie C. Gay, Jr., Music and Technoculture (page 38)
- I'd like to convert some of the arch(SIC) mods back into Amiga mods since I don't have the original Amiga versions.
(rock climbing) A moderately difficult route.
Moderations: university examinations generally taken in the first year.
- These mods , while usually having the distinctive bleep and beep quality of transistor-generated tones, are often astonishingly creative and rich in expressive nuances.
In gaming, mods are created by end users whereas such content by the game creators would be labeled an expansion pack.
(slang) To modify an object from its original condition, typically for the purposes of individualizing and/or enhancing the performance of the object.
To moderate; to punish a rule-breaking user on a forum, especially when done by a moderator.
- His friends were particularly impressed with the way he modded his .
- Don't break the rules or you'll be modded .
* trick, trick out
* (to moderate)