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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

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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

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hold or carry in equilibrium

be in equilibrium

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Under the modest regime, here identified with the post-1998 period, our calculations show that only one quarter of workers end their working life with a negative cumulative balance and 43% ever experience a negative UISA balance; in contrast, under the generous regime, here identified with the pre-1998 period, 49% of workers end their working life with negative cumulative balances and 66% ever experience negative balances.
If two S corporations merge, or combine in a C or D reorganization, a positive balance in one of the corporation's AAA offsets a negative balance in the other corporation's AAA.
A considerable number of studies, at least one dating back to 1920, all agree that when dietary protein is sharply increased, urinary excretion of calcium goes up and the person goes into a negative balance for calcium.
Thus, in general, for each dollar of a negative balance, or overdraft, in one institution's account, one or more other institutions must hold a corresponding dollar of positive balances.
The survey of 398 firms, which was conducted between February 21 and March 13, suggested total output growth remained subdued but steady, with a negative balance of 15% compared with minus 14% in February.
6 per cent, and on the other hand from an increase in the negative balance of net budget items to EGP 22.
com/news/mena_suvari_reaches_divorce_settlement/317617) Sestito asked for spousal support to the tune of $17,000 per month; he claimed Suvari made $750,000 a year while he had a negative balance in his accounts.
However, with limited reserves and India's negative balance of payments, the RBI has little firepower to defend the rupee.
Of the 635 construction leaders who took part, 40% said the availability of finance had deteriorated in the past 12 months, 52% reported no change, and only 8% said they had seen an improvement - resulting in a negative balance of minus 32%.
Also, the financial institution must give consumers at least 30 days to make a payment for an account that is closed with a negative balance before the institution can initiate any collection activity or reporting to a third party.
Among his successes he has mentored an employee co-operative from a negative balance sheet of pounds 250,000 to a positive pounds 250,000 within two years and sustained profitability thereafter.
RICS said that interest was generally stronger for houses than flats acrossmuchof thecountryandthiswas also the case in the West Midlands, where a negative balance of 14 per cent more surveyors reporting higher (rather than lower) demand for houses compared with a negative balance of 50 per cent for flats.
John Longworth, executive director of Asda and chairman of the CBI's distributive trades panel, said: "The survey shows a negative balance for retail sales growth during November, which is clearly disappointing.
A negative balance of 11 was healthier than the record low of minus 35 in November, even though it was worse than the zero mark recorded last month.
That compares with 31 per cent which reported an increase - giving the first negative balance since 1999.