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  Definition of counterbalance
  1. an equivalent counterbalancing weight
  2. a compensating equivalent
  3. equality of distribution
  4. oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions; "This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues"
  5. oppose with equal weight or force
  6. adjust or make up for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
Similar Words: counterweight, counterpoise, balance, equalizer, equaliser, offset, equilibrium, equipoise, counteract, countervail, neutralize, oppose, compensate, correct, even out, even off, even up

 

Hyponyms: sash weight, tare, conformation, symmetry, proportion, override, counterweight, counterpoise, counterpose, carry, cover, compensate, overcompensate

 

Derivational Morphology: equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate, counterweight, counterpoise, counterpose, oppose, compensate, correct, even out, even off, even up, cancel, offset, set off, countervail, counteract, neutralize, balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise, neutralization, neutralisation, counteraction, equalizer, equaliser, recompense, compensation

 

Anagrams: uncontrollable

 

 
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