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1. counterbalance

noun. ['ˈkaʊntɝˌbæləns, ˈkaʊnɝˌbæləns'] a weight that balances another weight.

Synonyms

  • counterweight
  • equalizer
  • equaliser
  • weight
  • counterpoise
  • sash weight
  • tare

Antonyms

  • asymmetry
  • inequality
  • disequilibrium
  • imbalance

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Rhymes with Counterbalance

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

Sentences with counterbalance


1. Noun, singular or mass
This means you can use the load and effort forces as weights and counterbalance weights in these applications.

2. Verb, base form
Lift one leg straight out behind you to counterbalance and help keep your spine straight.

2. counterbalance

verb. ['ˈkaʊntɝˌbæləns, ˈkaʊnɝˌbæləns'] adjust for.

Synonyms

  • make up
  • equilibrize
  • equilibrise
  • equilibrate
  • cover
  • compensate
  • even up
  • carry
  • overcompensate
  • even out
  • correct
  • even off

Antonyms

  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize
  • desynchronize

3. counterbalance

noun. ['ˈkaʊntɝˌbæləns, ˈkaʊnɝˌbæləns'] equality of distribution.

Synonyms

  • proportion
  • structure
  • symmetry
  • equilibrium
  • construction
  • conformation
  • equipoise

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • artifact
  • undress
  • exclude

4. counterbalance

noun. ['ˈkaʊntɝˌbæləns, ˈkaʊnɝˌbæləns'] a compensating equivalent.

Synonyms

  • offset

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • unmask

5. counterbalance

verb. ['ˈkaʊntɝˌbæləns, ˈkaʊnɝˌbæləns'] contrast with equal weight or force.

Synonyms

  • oppose
  • counterpoint
  • contrast
  • counterpoise
  • counterpose

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • lose
  • precede
  • pressurize

6. counterbalance

verb. ['ˈkaʊntɝˌbæləns, ˈkaʊnɝˌbæləns'] oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions.

Synonyms

  • set off
  • offset
  • counteract
  • override
  • cancel
  • countervail

Antonyms

  • show
  • fall short of
  • wrong
  • refrain
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