Associations to the word «Temperate»


TEMPERATE, adjective. Moderate; not excessive; as, temperate heat; a temperate climate.
TEMPERATE, adjective. Moderate in the indulgence of the natural appetites or passions; as, temperate in eating and drinking.
TEMPERATE, adjective. Proceeding from temperance.
TEMPERATE, adjective. Living in an environment that is temperate, not extreme.
TEMPERATE, verb. (obsolete) To render temperate; to moderate; to soften; to temper.
TEMPERATE RAINFOREST, noun. A rainforest in a temperate climate.
TEMPERATE ZONE, noun. Those parts of the Earth's surface between the tropics and the polar regions
TEMPERATE ZONES, noun. Plural of temperate zone

Dictionary definition

TEMPERATE, adjective. (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate; "a temperate region"; "the temperate zones"; "temperate plants".
TEMPERATE, adjective. Not extreme in behavior; "temperate in his habits"; "a temperate response to an insult"; "temperate in his eating and drinking".
TEMPERATE, adjective. Not extreme; "a moderate penalty"; "temperate in his response to criticism".

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