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1. temperate

adjective. ['ˈtɛmprət, ˈtɛmpɝət'] (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate.

Synonyms

  • equable
  • cold-temperate

Antonyms

  • inclement
  • ostentatious
  • demonstrative

Etymology

  • temperatus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Temperate

  • accurate
  • barbiturate
  • commensurate
  • confederate
  • conglomerate
  • considerate
  • degenerate
  • deliberate
  • directorate
  • directorate
  • directorate
  • directorate
  • doctorate
  • electorate
  • emirate
  • everett
  • illiterate
  • inaccurate
  • inspectorate
  • intemperate

How do you pronounce temperate?

Pronounce temperate as ˈtɛmpərət.

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Sentences with temperate


1. Noun, singular or mass
As these invasive insects kill tress in the temperate deciduous forests

2. Adjective
Bud scales are also used in determining whether a tree comes from a tropical or temperate climate.

3. Verb, base form
The country's climatic zones range from tropical rain forests to deserts to temperate forests to snow-covered mountains.

2. cold-temperate

adjective. the colder parts of temperate waters.

Antonyms

  • intense

3. temperate

adjective. ['ˈtɛmprət, ˈtɛmpɝət'] not extreme in behavior.

Synonyms

  • abstemious
  • moderate
  • light
  • mild

Antonyms

  • intemperate
  • immoderate
  • unreserved
  • unrestrained

Etymology

  • temperatus (Latin)

4. temperate

adjective. ['ˈtɛmprət, ˈtɛmpɝət'] not extreme.

Synonyms

  • mild

Antonyms

  • uncontrolled
  • uninhibited

Etymology

  • temperatus (Latin)
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