moderating : Definition, Usages, News and More

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mo duh ray ting

  • v  preside over
  • v  make less fast or intense
  • v  lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
  • v  make less severe or harsh
  • v  make less strong or intense; soften
  • v  restrain
  • a  lessening in intensity or strength

  • On moderating: "You should be the coolest you've ever been and the most sober in realizing this is historical and important for the democratic process and the American voters .
  • But from the moment of birth, a lot of things set to work on that temperament--moderating it, challenging it, annealing it, wounding it.
  • The loss of his moderating voice would embolden the hard-liners and hurt the partys efforts to broaden its base.
News & Articles

  • Stocks Move Higher as Fed Anticipation Mounts
    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Major U.S. stock markets were moving higher Tuesday in anticipation of the Federal Reserve's policy meetings which come amid signs of moderating inflation numbers and less-than-expected housing starts. The S&P 500 was ticking up 0.18% to 1,642.02 while the Dow Jones Industrial Average was edging up 0.23% to 15,214.86. The Nasdaq was drifting up 0.36% to 3,464.50. The ...
    June 18, 2013 -
  • Three Signs Republicans Haven't Learned Any Lessons From 2012
    To much acclaim, the Republican National Committee released its road map for reform in March, emphasizing that the path to success called for moderating the party's position on immigration, courting a more diverse set of officeholders, and building the GOP around pragmatic governors rather than polarizing members of Congress.
    June 13, 2013 - National Journal via Yahoo! News

  • Ben Bernanke in Forbes
    It will "be some time before we can be confident that underlying inflation is moderating as anticipated," Bernanke said.
  • Donald Kohn in Bloomberg
    Fed Vice Chairman Donald Kohn said yesterday that "monetary policy appears to be appropriately calibrated for now to promote both rising employment and moderating inflation of the medium term."
  • Henry Paulson in USA Today
    The economic forecast clearly reflects the fact that the US economy is moderating to more sustainable growth levels, firmer labor markets and steady inflation rates,said Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.

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