AskDefine | Define moderately

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moderately adv
1 to a moderately sufficient extent or degree; "the shoes are priced reasonably"; "he is fairly clever with computers"; "they lived comfortably within reason" [syn: reasonably, within reason, somewhat, fairly, middling, passably] [ant: unreasonably, unreasonably]
2 in a moderate manner; "he drinks moderately" [syn: with moderation] [ant: immoderately]

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  1. In a moderate manner; to a moderate extent or degree.


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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