1.Definition: (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate
"A temperate region", "The temperate zones", "Temperate plants"
2.Definition: not extreme
"Temperate in his response to criticism"
3.Definition: not extreme in behavior
"Temperate in his habits", "A temperate response to an insult", "Temperate in his eating and drinking"