What does the word moderate mean?

Usage examples for moderate

  1. Too able- looking altogether to be real fast, some thought, to hold the Withrow vessel in anything short of a gale, but I didn't feel so sure she wouldn't sail in a moderate breeze, too. – The Seiners by James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
  2. On the one hand, the voice of Heaven must be obeyed; on the other, he had a wife, six children, and a very moderate fortune. – Historic Handbook of the Northern Tour by Francis Parkman
  3. In the same plain there are three moderate- sized rancherias. – The Aboriginal Population of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California by S. F. Cook