Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Temperate"

Synonyms of "Temperate" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between temperate man and a man with self-discipline ?
A: A temperate man would be a man that shows moderation or self-restraint in his actions. He doesn't drink too much or doesn't eat too much or doesn't sleep all day. He does something with moderation. It is not a common phrase, and if I heard it, I would think that the man didn't drink alcohol.
A man with self-discipline (more natural is man with discipline or a disciplined man) is someone who has rules for his life and is very good about following them. For example, he runs every morning and never eats desert, or a student that studies every night from 6-9 p.m. and then reads scientific journals for an hour. These are disciplined people. It can refer to much more than moderation.
Q: What is the difference between a temperate climate and a temperate clime ?
A: a temperate climate = 温帯気候
a temperate clime = 温帯地域
Q: What is the difference between temperate and mild ?
A: mild

 Gentle or kind in disposition, manners, or behavior.


a. Moderate in type, degree, effect, or force: a mild pipe tobacco; a mild sedative.

b. Not extreme: a mild winter storm.

c. Warm and full of sunshine; pleasant: a mild spring day; mild weather in June.

3. Not severe or acute: a mild fever.

4. Easily molded, shaped, or worked; malleable: mild steel.

Temperate :::
 Of or occurring in the Temperate Zone: temperate regions; temperate species.

b. Characterized by moderate temperatures, weather, or climate; neither hot nor cold.


a. Moderate in degree or quality; restrained:temperate criticism.

b. Exercising moderation and self-restraint: learned to be temperate in eating and drinking.

3. Biology Of or relating to a virus that infects bacterial cells but rarely causes lysis: temperate bacteriophages

Q: What is the difference between temperate and moderate ?
A: I would say that "temperate" has a positive connotation whereas "moderate" has a neutral connotation.

Maybe it's due to Shakespeare:
"Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? / Thou art more lovely and more temperate."

Translations of "Temperate"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What the temperate today?
A: 'What is the temperature today?' would probably be better

Other questions about "Temperate"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce The temperate meadows, savannas and shrub land form a terrestrial biome which groups together the herbaceous areas with a temperate climate which can take the name of steppe, pampa or veld depending on where they are located..
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Q: when the temperate drops sharply, can I say the temperature is diving? is it natural?
A: It doesn’t sound very natural. Perhaps say ‘rapidly declining’ or if you want to sound more dramatic then use ‘plummeting’
Q: “there is a temperate weather outside.”
(Please correct me if necessary.) does this sound natural?
A: Thank you for your help.

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