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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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If you are only prepared for a standard, low-dynamic-range, rock-music production and advance the gain to a fairly high level during the craftily subdued first moments of this performance, you will be caught off balance as the cut rapidly builds to an early crescendo and knocks you out of your chair.
Without them, I'm caught off balance, feel angry, rushed and shortchanged.
The Canaries keeper, normally so reliable, was caught off balance by the deflection and could only parry the ball into the bottom corner.
We just don't want to be caught off balance and we're telling people what each adult needs to do to minimise impacts.
Jon was caught off balance, twisted his knee and that's how the injury happened.
Having been caught off balance on that, there was this general view that, 'Well, it will never last'.
I was caught off balance both times by a combativeness that is not at all characteristic of Welch.
Calzaghe was even temporarily caught off balance by a short left while Bika threw no end of upper-cuts at point-blank range in an attempt to keep the champion out of his stride.