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Synonyms for balance

Synonyms for balance

a stable state characterized by the cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces

satisfying arrangement marked by even distribution of elements, as in a design

what remains after a part has been used or subtracted

to examine in order to note the similarities and differences of

to put in balance

to place or be placed on a narrow or insecure surface


Synonyms for balance

equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)

something left after other parts have been taken away

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra

the seventh sign of the zodiac

a weight that balances another weight

a wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine

compute credits and debits of an account

Related Words

hold or carry in equilibrium

be in equilibrium

References in classic literature ?
The Sagoths treated us both with marked respect during the balance of the journey, and then passed the word along to their masters, the Mahars.
And when he had finished he left the balance of the carcass in a high fork of the tree where he had dined, and with Numa trailing below him, still keen for revenge, he made his way back to his tree-top shelter, where he slept until the sun was high the following morning.
Do it," he cried derisively, "and then it may be that I shall believe the balance of your strange story.
The strain had exhausted those who remained to such an extent that they lay half unconscious for the balance of the day, nor was the subject referred to again for several days.
So he stood, after regaining balance, and soberly regarded, in a vain effort to understand, the mate with a bottle- bottom inverted skyward, the mouth to his lips, the while his throat made gulping contractions and noises.
Not only did he partially pay up his bills, but he had sufficient balance left to redeem his black suit and wheel.
They had an off month in Los Angeles, and Captain Roberts got it into his head he was going to make a dog balance a silver dollar on the neck of a champagne bottle.
Then she swayed, lost her balance, stumbled, staggered, and fell, sliding down over the sun-baked roof and crashing off it through the tangle of Virginia creeper beneath-- all before the dismayed circle below could give a simultaneous, terrified shriek.
To watch the outgoings on one side," said Sir Joseph, with a gentle and pathetic solemnity, "and the incomings on the other--the sad lessening of the balance at one time, and the cheering and delightful growth of it at another--what absorbing reading
The robin-redbreasts in the shrubbery outside must have had prodigious balances at their bankers; they hopped up on the window-sill so fearlessly; they looked in with so little respect at the two rich men.
Thus she contrives to intenerate the granite and felspar, takes the boar out and puts the lamb in and keeps her balance true.
A perfect equity adjusts its balance in all parts of life.
I ought to make the tackle fast at the point of balance.
But I miscalculated the point of balance, so that when I heaved the top of the mast came up instead of the butt.
Miss Crawley was, in consequence, an object of great respect when she came to Queen's Crawley, for she had a balance at her banker's which would have made her beloved anywhere.