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Verb: mod (modded,modding)  mód
Usage: informal
  1. Make less strong or intense; soften
    - tone down, moderate, tame
     
  2. Preside over
    - moderate, chair, lead
     
  3. Make less fast or intense
    - moderate
     
  4. Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
    - control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate
     
  5. Make less severe or harsh
    - mince, soften, moderate
     
  6. Make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else
    - temper, season, mollify, 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. Marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes
    - moderate, restrained
     
  3. Being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme
    - moderate
     
  4. Showing self-restraint; showing moderation in response
    - moderate, temperate
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. The absolute value of a complex number
    - modulus
     
  3. An integer that can be divided without remainder into the difference between two other integers
    - modulus
     
  4. [informal] A person who takes a position in the political centre
    - centrist, middle of the roader, moderate, moderationist

Derived forms: mods, modded, modding

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