1. balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise, match, fit

usage: bring into balance or equilibrium; "She has to balance work and her domestic duties"; "balance the two weights"

2. balance, account, calculate

usage: compute credits and debits of an account

3. poise, balance, hold, carry, bear

usage: hold or carry in equilibrium

4. balance, be

usage: be in equilibrium; "He was balancing on one foot"


1. balanced (vs. unbalanced), counterbalanced, counterpoised, harmonious, proportionate, symmetrical, poised, self-balancing, stable, well-balanced

usage: being in a state of proper equilibrium; "the carefully balanced seesaw"; "a properly balanced symphony orchestra"; "a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history"; "a balanced blend of whiskeys"; "the educated man shows a balanced development of all his powers"

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