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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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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.
In contrast, the region has shown a sharp drop in investment abroad, which had a negative balance in the first half of the year.
Paypal brought in debt collectors as wife Margo's account showed a negative balance and the couple paid up for fear of being blacklisted.
The fund currently has a negative balance of USD8bn.
He also failed to perform a required three-way reconciliation of his IOLTA account every 60 days, failed to maintain proper records of transactions, and issued checks drawn on the account that created a negative balance.
Moreover and most importantly, if the account balance is negative, the benefit is nonetheless paid to the worker and the negative balance of his/her account is further increased.
The balance of companies expecting better profits over the next six months was positive, rising to four per cent from a negative balance of - 22 per cent in June.
It appears the investment went against him and his account went into negative balance.
The fund was expected to reach a negative balance this week because of increasing bank failures in the country.
There's a negative balance of -20 in workload perceived in their sectors, so engineers think their firms are busier than their rivals.
Our panel survey on shortterm optimism reflects this gloomy short-term outlook, with the balance of job gains over job losses since last June showing a hefty negative balance.
While five UK regions reported a negative balance, the North-east outlook has improved by 12% on quarter four of this year and 4% year-on-year.
There was also a record negative balance for expected business expansion over the next 12 months.
For the first time since 2001, France registered a negative balance of 62m euros ($90m) because of the sharp increase of Bahraini exports of refined oil products, which have more than doubled from $10m to $240m.
5% to 5%: a positive balance to be taxed at 5%; a negative balance to be deductible at the same rate.