Definitions for temperate

Definitions for (adj) temperate

Main entry: moderate, temperate

Definition: not extreme

Usage: a moderate penalty; temperate in his response to criticism

Main entry: temperate

Definition: not extreme in behavior

Usage: temperate in his habits; a temperate response to an insult; temperate in his eating and drinking

Main entry: temperate

Definition: (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate

Usage: a temperate region; the temperate zones; temperate plants

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