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Verb: mod (modded,modding)  mód
Usage: informal
  1. Make less severe or harsh
    - mince, soften, moderate
  2. Preside over
    - moderate, chair, lead
  3. Make less strong or intense; soften
    - tone down, moderate, tame
  4. Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
    - control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate
  5. Make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else
    - temper, season, mollify, moderate
  6. Make less fast or intense
    - moderate
  7. Modify, esp. to change a program or device to do something different from its original function
    "it's the original game modded to run on modern computers under larger resolutions"
  8. (online content) check for required standards, e.g. block or delete spam, content with false or offensive content, etc.
    - moderate
Adjective: mod  mód
Usage: informal
  1. Of or relating to recent times; relating to or using recent and up-to-date ideas, technology, fashion, etc.
    "their offices are in a mod skyscraper";
    - modern, modernistic, neoteric
  2. Showing self-restraint; showing moderation in response
    - moderate, temperate
  3. Being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme
    - moderate
  4. Marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes
    - moderate, restrained
Noun: mod  mód
  1. [Brit] A British teenager or young adult in the 1960s; noted for their clothes consciousness and opposition to the rockers
  2. An integer that can be divided without remainder into the difference between two other integers
    - modulus
  3. [informal] A person who takes a position in the political centre
    - centrist, middle of the roader, moderate, moderationist
  4. The absolute value of a complex number
    - modulus

Derived forms: modded, modding, mods

See also: average, cautious, conservative, fair, fairish, fashionable, hip [informal], indifferent, intermediate, limited, medium, middle-of-the-road, mild, minimalist, moderateness, moderation, modest, reasonable, small, stylish, temperate

Type of: absolute value, adolescent, adult, alter, change, decelerate, discuss, grownup, hash out, hold back, integer, keep, keep back, modify, numerical value, restrain, slow down, stripling, talk over, teen, teenager, weaken, whole number

Part of: center [US], centre [Brit, Cdn], mods

Encyclopedia: Mod