moderate-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: officially preside over

As the group is moderated, the article is first checked by a moderator if appropriate.
Please rate us, the forum mods and how we moderated the Germany boards.
A professor in the Department of Economics moderated the discussion.
He moderates the game, keeping in mind and reinforcing the limits and rules of the game.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: curb, restrain, lessen the intensity of

If you drink alcohol, whether beer, wine or spirits, moderate your consumption.
The effect of free source licenses kicks in and moderates the fallout.
Self-competence moderated the relationship between stress and emotional reaction.
Employee worktime control moderates the effects of job strain and effort-reward imbalance on sickness absence.

VerbNet: other_cos-45.4
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: moderate.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6