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1. balance

noun. ['ˈbæləns'] a state of equilibrium.

Synonyms

  • tension
  • equilibrium
  • electrolyte balance

Antonyms

  • imbalance
  • thicken
  • inflate
  • deflate

Etymology

  • balance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Balance

  • vallance
  • palance

How do you spell balance? Is it balence ?

A common misspelling of balance is balence

Example sentences of the word balance


1. Noun, singular or mass
You'll need to look at your balance sheet to locate the par value of your company's stock.

Quotes containing the word balance


1. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
- Albert Einstein

2. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
- Albert Einstein

3. If the blood humor is too strong and robust, calm it with balance and harmony.
- Xun Zi

2. balance

verb. ['ˈbæləns'] bring into balance or equilibrium.

Synonyms

  • even out
  • cancel
  • even off
  • make up
  • match
  • equilibrise
  • set off
  • fit
  • correct
  • offset
  • trim
  • compensate
  • countervail
  • counterbalance
  • even up
  • complement
  • equilibrate
  • poise

Antonyms

  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success

Etymology

  • balance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. balance

verb. ['ˈbæləns'] compute credits and debits of an account.

Synonyms

  • account

Antonyms

  • discomposure
  • good fortune

Etymology

  • balance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. balance

noun. ['ˈbæləns'] equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account.

Synonyms

  • account statement
  • trial balance
  • accounting
  • equality

Antonyms

  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize
  • desynchronize

Etymology

  • balance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. balance

verb. ['ˈbæləns'] hold or carry in equilibrium.

Synonyms

  • bear
  • equilibrate
  • equilibrise
  • juggle
  • hold
  • carry
  • poise

Antonyms

  • lengthen
  • fat
  • untidy
  • fancy

Etymology

  • balance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. balance

noun. ['ˈbæləns'] harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design).

Synonyms

  • arrangement
  • placement
  • proportionality

Antonyms

  • inappropriate
  • unready
  • inactivity
  • pressurize

Etymology

  • balance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

7. balance

verb. ['ˈbæləns'] be in equilibrium.

Synonyms

  • be
  • equilibrise
  • equilibrate

Antonyms

  • inside
  • misconception
  • beginning
  • join

Etymology

  • balance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

8. balance

noun. ['ˈbæləns'] a wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine; especially a wheel oscillating against the hairspring of a timepiece to regulate its beat.

Synonyms

  • wheel
  • horologe
  • timekeeper
  • balance wheel

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • arrive
  • background
  • play down

Etymology

  • balance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

9. balance

noun. ['ˈbæləns'] the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account.

Synonyms

  • visible balance
  • carry-forward
  • compensating balance
  • carry-over
  • balance of trade
  • offsetting balance
  • trade balance
  • invisible balance
  • difference
  • remainder

Antonyms

  • desynchronise
  • wrong
  • wrongness
  • improper

Etymology

  • balance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

10. balance

noun. ['ˈbæləns'] something left after other parts have been taken away.

Synonyms

  • residue
  • part
  • leftover
  • residuum
  • component
  • remnant
  • rest
  • component part
  • remainder
  • residual
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • incorrect
  • incorrectness
  • false
  • falsify

Etymology

  • balance (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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