Synonyms of temperate


1. temperate (vs. intemperate), cold-temperate, equable, clement

usage: (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate; "a temperate region"; "the temperate zones"; "temperate plants"

2. temperate (vs. intemperate), abstemious, light(prenominal), moderate, restrained, mild, moderate

usage: not extreme in behavior; "temperate in his habits"; "a temperate response to an insult"; "temperate in his eating and drinking"

3. moderate, temperate, mild (vs. intense)

usage: not extreme; "a moderate penalty"; "temperate in his response to criticism"

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Definition and meaning of temperate (Dictionary)