Definition: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
Usage: moderate your alcohol intake; hold your tongue; hold your temper; control your anger
Definition: keep under control; keep in check
Usage: suppress a smile; Keep your temper; keep your cool
Definition: close in; darkness enclosed him"
Definition: contain or hold; have within
Usage: The jar carries wine; The canteen holds fresh water; This can contains water