Balance Synonyms & Definitions

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• BalanceDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. i.) To move toward a person or couple, and then back.
  2. (n.) An apparatus for weighing.
  3. (n.) Equipoise between the weights in opposite scales.
  4. (n.) A balance wheel, as of a watch, or clock. See Balance wheel (in the Vocabulary).
  5. (n.) To make the sums of the debits and credits of an account equal; -- said of an item; as, this payment, or credit, balances the account.
  6. (n.) The constellation Libra.
  7. (n.) The state of being in equipoise; equilibrium; even adjustment; steadiness.
  8. (n.) The seventh sign in the Zodiac, called Libra, which the sun enters at the equinox in September.
  9. (n.) To support on a narrow base, so as to keep from falling; as, to balance a plate on the end of a cane; to balance ones self on a tight rope.
  10. (n.) To compare in relative force, importance, value, etc.; to estimate.
  11. (n.) To arrange accounts in such a way that the sum total of the debits is equal to the sum total of the credits; as, to balance a set of books.
  12. (n.) To contract, as a sail, into a narrower compass; as, to balance the boom mainsail.
  13. (n.) To move toward, and then back from, reciprocally; as, to balance partners.
  14. (n.) To bring to an equipoise, as the scales of a balance by adjusting the weights; to weigh in a balance.
  15. (n.) Act of weighing mentally; comparison; estimate.
  16. (v. i.) To have equal weight on each side; to be in equipoise; as, the scales balance.
  17. (n.) An equality between the sums total of the two sides of an account; as, to bring ones accounts to a balance; -- also, the excess on either side; as, the balance of an account.
  18. (n.) A movement in dancing. See Balance, v. i., S.
  19. (n.) To settle and adjust, as an account; to make two accounts equal by paying the difference between them.
  20. (v. i.) To fluctuate between motives which appear of equal force; to waver; to hesitate.
  21. (n.) To equal in number, weight, force, or proportion; to counterpoise, counterbalance, counteract, or neutralize.

• BalanceableDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (a.) Such as can be balanced.

• BalancedDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Balance

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