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Synonyms for balance
ˈbæl ənsbal·ance

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Wiktionary

  1. balancenoun

    Synonyms:
    scales, disinterest, non-partisanship, neutrality, even-handedness, equilibrium, weighing machine, fairness, weighbridge, account, impartiality

    Antonyms:
    partiality, non-equilibrium, unfairness, partisanship, prejudice, unbalance, bias, imbalance, favor, favour

  2. balancenoun

    a device used to regulate the speed of a watch, clock etc.

    Synonyms:
    non-partisanship, equilibrium, weighbridge, even-handedness, disinterest, weighing machine, neutrality, fairness, impartiality, scales, account

    Antonyms:
    partiality, unfairness, favor, imbalance, non-equilibrium, partisanship, favour, prejudice, bias, unbalance

  3. balancenoun

    Libra

    Synonyms:
    disinterest, account, scales, fairness, neutrality, even-handedness, weighing machine, non-partisanship, equilibrium, weighbridge, impartiality

    Antonyms:
    unfairness, partiality, bias, unbalance, prejudice, imbalance, favour, partisanship, non-equilibrium, favor

  4. balancenoun

    to make (items) weigh up.

    Synonyms:
    neutrality, weighbridge, disinterest, fairness, weighing machine, equilibrium, impartiality, even-handedness, account, non-partisanship, scales

    Antonyms:
    unbalance, bias, imbalance, unfairness, non-equilibrium, partisanship, favour, partiality, prejudice, favor

  5. balancenoun

    (figurative) to make (concepts) agree.

    Synonyms:
    disinterest, neutrality, scales, fairness, even-handedness, equilibrium, impartiality, weighbridge, weighing machine, non-partisanship, account

    Antonyms:
    favor, favour, non-equilibrium, partisanship, unbalance, unfairness, bias, imbalance, partiality, prejudice

  6. balancenoun

    to hold (an object or objects) precariously.

    Synonyms:
    non-partisanship, scales, weighing machine, weighbridge, fairness, disinterest, account, neutrality, even-handedness, equilibrium, impartiality

    Antonyms:
    partiality, unbalance, unfairness, imbalance, favour, non-equilibrium, favor, prejudice, bias, partisanship

  7. balancenoun

    to make the credits and debits of (an account) correspond.

    Synonyms:
    account, non-partisanship, disinterest, fairness, scales, weighbridge, equilibrium, even-handedness, impartiality, neutrality, weighing machine

    Antonyms:
    unbalance, partiality, prejudice, partisanship, favour, imbalance, unfairness, non-equilibrium, favor, bias

  8. balancenoun

    to be in equilibrium.

    Synonyms:
    scales, weighing machine, non-partisanship, impartiality, disinterest, account, even-handedness, equilibrium, neutrality, weighbridge, fairness

    Antonyms:
    unbalance, imbalance, unfairness, favour, prejudice, non-equilibrium, partiality, partisanship, bias, favor

  9. balancenoun

    to have matching credits and debits.

    Synonyms:
    weighbridge, account, equilibrium, disinterest, even-handedness, weighing machine, non-partisanship, neutrality, impartiality, fairness, scales

    Antonyms:
    partisanship, favour, bias, unbalance, unfairness, imbalance, prejudice, favor, non-equilibrium, partiality

  10. balancenoun

    apparent harmony in art (between differing colours, sounds, etc.)

    Synonyms:
    weighing machine, fairness, equilibrium, weighbridge, impartiality, account, scales, non-partisanship, disinterest, neutrality, even-handedness

    Antonyms:
    non-equilibrium, partisanship, partiality, unfairness, imbalance, favour, bias, favor, prejudice, unbalance

  11. balancenoun

    a list accounting for the debits on one side, and for the credits on the other.

    Synonyms:
    equilibrium, impartiality, neutrality, weighing machine, weighbridge, disinterest, even-handedness, scales, account, fairness, non-partisanship

    Antonyms:
    prejudice, favour, favor, partiality, non-equilibrium, unfairness, partisanship, imbalance, bias, unbalance

  12. balancenoun

    the result of such a procedure; the difference between credit and debit of an account.

    I just need to nip to a bank and check my balance.

    Synonyms:
    disinterest, non-partisanship, even-handedness, weighbridge, impartiality, equilibrium, weighing machine, scales, fairness, neutrality, account

    Antonyms:
    imbalance, unbalance, favour, bias, prejudice, favor, non-equilibrium, unfairness, partisanship, partiality

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. balance

    Synonyms:
    weigh, poise, pit, et, counterpoise, counteract, neutralize, equalize, estimate, redress, adjust

    Antonyms:
    upset, tilt, cant, subvert, mispoise, overbalance

Princeton's WordNet

  1. balancenoun

    a state of equilibrium

    Synonyms:
    remainder, counterbalance, counterpoise, symmetry, equaliser, residual, equalizer, residuum, rest, counterweight, residue, proportion, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, balance wheel, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    instability, unbalance, imbalance

  2. balancenoun

    equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

    Synonyms:
    remainder, counterbalance, counterpoise, symmetry, equaliser, residual, equalizer, residuum, rest, counterweight, residue, proportion, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, balance wheel, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    unbalance, imbalance, instability

  3. proportion, proportionality, balancenoun

    harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)

    "in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"- John Ruskin

    Synonyms:
    remainder, dimension, counterbalance, ratio, proportion, symmetry, equaliser, residual, counterpoise, residuum, rest, counterweight, residue, balance wheel, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, equalizer, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    instability, unbalance, imbalance

  4. balance, equilibrium, equipoise, counterbalancenoun

    equality of distribution

    Synonyms:
    sense of equilibrium, remainder, counterbalance, counterpoise, symmetry, equaliser, residual, equalizer, residuum, rest, counterweight, vestibular sense, residue, proportion, equilibrium, labyrinthine sense, sense of balance, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, offset, balance wheel, proportionality, chemical equilibrium

    Antonyms:
    unbalance, imbalance, instability

  5. remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum, restnoun

    something left after other parts have been taken away

    "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance"

    Synonyms:
    remainder, relief, counterbalance, end, quietus, difference, relaxation, symmetry, equaliser, residual, ease, proportion, residuum, rest, repose, equalizer, counterweight, rest period, eternal sleep, residue, sleep, counterpoise, equilibrium, remnant, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, oddment, balance wheel, proportionality, eternal rest, respite

    Antonyms:
    instability, unbalance, imbalance

  6. balancenoun

    the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

    Synonyms:
    remainder, counterbalance, counterpoise, symmetry, equaliser, residual, equalizer, residuum, rest, counterweight, residue, proportion, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, balance wheel, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    imbalance, instability, unbalance

  7. Libra, Balancenoun

    (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra

    Synonyms:
    remainder, counterbalance, counterpoise, symmetry, equaliser, residual, equalizer, residuum, rest, counterweight, residue, proportion, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, balance wheel, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    instability, imbalance, unbalance

  8. Libra, Libra the Balance, Balance, Libra the Scalesnoun

    the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22

    Synonyms:
    remainder, counterbalance, counterpoise, symmetry, equaliser, residual, equalizer, residuum, rest, counterweight, residue, proportion, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, balance wheel, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    unbalance, instability, imbalance

  9. symmetry, symmetricalness, correspondence, balancenoun

    (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane

    Synonyms:
    proportionateness, remainder, counterbalance, equalizer, proportion, commensurateness, symmetry, residuum, equaliser, residual, isotropy, parallelism, rest, counterweight, residue, counterpoise, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, agreement, balance wheel, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    unbalance, imbalance, instability

  10. counterweight, counterbalance, counterpoise, balance, equalizer, equalisernoun

    a weight that balances another weight

    Synonyms:
    remainder, counterbalance, proportion, symmetry, equaliser, residual, equalizer, residuum, rest, counterweight, residue, counterpoise, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, offset, balance wheel, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    unbalance, imbalance, instability

  11. balance wheel, balancenoun

    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:
    remainder, counterweight, proportion, symmetry, equaliser, residual, counterpoise, residuum, rest, counterbalance, residue, balance wheel, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, equalizer, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    instability, unbalance, imbalance

  12. balanceverb

    a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity

    Synonyms:
    remainder, counterbalance, counterpoise, symmetry, equaliser, residual, equalizer, residuum, rest, counterweight, residue, proportion, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, balance wheel, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    instability, unbalance, imbalance

  13. balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibriseverb

    bring into balance or equilibrium

    "She has to balance work and her domestic duties"; "balance the two weights"

    Synonyms:
    equilibrize, poise, equilibrate, equilibrise

    Antonyms:
    instability, unbalance, imbalance

  14. balanceverb

    compute credits and debits of an account

    Synonyms:
    equilibrize, poise, equilibrate, equilibrise

    Antonyms:
    instability, imbalance, unbalance

  15. poise, balanceverb

    hold or carry in equilibrium

    Synonyms:
    equilibrize, brace, poise, equilibrate, equilibrise

    Antonyms:
    imbalance, instability, unbalance

  16. balanceverb

    be in equilibrium

    "He was balancing on one foot"

    Synonyms:
    equilibrize, poise, equilibrate, equilibrise

    Antonyms:
    imbalance, instability, unbalance

Editors Contribution

  1. carn

    originating with stone circles, the term carn or cairn implies a perfectly balanced stone, as well as a perfectly balanced thought or intention.

    let us build our love like a perfect carn, stable and timeless.

    Submitted by rinat on August 7, 2019  
  2. rebalanceverb

    restore the correct balance to; balance again or differently

    it helps keep scar tissue and adhesions from forming, and it can help rebalance your dog's body which can speed the time it takes for your dog to heal after surgery by reducing pain and swelling.

    Submitted by gia.choi on August 23, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. balancenoun

    Synonyms:
    pair of scales

  2. balancenoun

    Synonyms:
    equipoise, equilibrium, equality of weight

  3. balancenoun

    Synonyms:
    excess, overplus, surplus

  4. balancenoun

    Synonyms:
    [low, U. S.] rest, residue, remainder

  5. balanceverb

    Synonyms:
    poise, keep in equipoise, hold in equilibrium

  6. balanceverb

    Synonyms:
    counterpoise, counteract, neutralize, countervail, counterbalance, compensate, make up for

  7. balanceverb

    Synonyms:
    (Com.) equalize, make equal

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How to use balance in a sentence?

  1. Frode Alfheim:

    Every responsible government, on the left or on the right, will need to balance the budget and they will have to rely on revenues from oil and gas, those revenues are not possible to replace from other sources. Much of the welfare state comes from this industry.

  2. Med Jones:

    Politicians should shift their thinking from how I can balance the budget to how I can attract top global talents, businesses and investments to compete in a global economy.

  3. Tim McMillan:

    The balance sheets of some very good companies are not as strong as they should be.

  4. James Bennett:

    With a strong cash balance, we will continue operations without interruption, including paying employees, vendors and service providers, today's actions will preserve liquidity and flexibility as we continue to engage in constructive dialogue with our stakeholders.

  5. Barbara Brickmeier:

    We are going to experiment with this and see how many women are interested, as long as it appeals to a segment of our population and they feel that they can better balance their work and home, we will continue it.


Translations for balance

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  • رصيد, ميزان, توازنArabic
  • теглилка, везна, баланс, равновесие, балансираност, уравновесявам, уравновесен съм, балансирам, балансиран съм, правя балансBulgarian
  • balanç, equilibri, balança, compensar, equilibrarCatalan, Valencian
  • rovnováhaCzech
  • balanceDanish
  • Waage, Ausgewogenheit, Balance, Bilanz, Gleichgewicht, Saldo, balancieren, wiegen, im Gleichgewicht halten, ausgleichen, bilanzierenGerman
  • ισοζύγιο, ζυγαριά, ισορροπία, αντισταθμίζω, ισορροπώ, ζυγίζω, ισοσκελίζωGreek
  • equilibrio, balanza, balance, [[hacer]] [[balance]], balancear, equilibrarSpanish
  • orekaBasque
  • میزان, بالانس, ترازو, تعادلPersian
  • varsivaaka, tasapaino, vaaka, saldo, olla tasapainossaFinnish
  • balance, équilibre, solde, apurerFrench
  • cothromaíochtIrish
  • co-chothromScottish Gaelic
  • balanza, equilibrio, balanceGalician
  • તુલાGujarati
  • מאזניים, איזון, מאזן, שיווי משקלHebrew
  • तराज़ू, तुला, संतुलनHindi
  • mérlegHungarian
  • հավասարակշռություն, բալանս, կշեռքArmenian
  • keseimbanganIndonesian
  • bilanco, balanco, equilibroIdo
  • bilancia, bilancio, neutralità, equilibrio, pareggiare, equivalere, pesare, tenere in equilibrio, bilanciare, conguagliareItalian
  • איזוןHebrew
  • 秤, バランス, 中立, 均衡, 平衡, 天秤, 釣り合いJapanese
  • terazî, yeksengî, hevsengî, denge, terazû, balansKurdish
  • баланстоо, сальдо, тараза, теңдештик, таразалоо, тең салмак, теңдеш, балансташкан, тең салмактык, калдык, баланс, тең салмактоо, кайырмаKyrgyz
  • stateraLatin
  • WoLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • pusiausvyraLithuanian
  • кантар, врамнотеженост, рамнотежа, биланс, терезија, салдо, вага, измируваMacedonian
  • neraca, teraju, dacing, mizanMalay
  • balans, evenwicht, weegschaalDutch
  • vekt, balanse, balansereNorwegian
  • waga, równowaga, saldoPolish
  • balança, balanço, equilíbrio, equilibrar, pesar, balancearPortuguese
  • balanță, balans, cumpăt, echilibru, bilanțRomanian
  • баланс, весы, сбалансированность, равновесие, взвешенность, уравновешенность, сальдо, уравновешивать, уравновеситьRussian
  • vága, равноте́жа, кантар, kantar, теразије, terazije, ravnotéža, ва́га, balansirati, балансиратиSerbo-Croatian
  • ravnovesje, ravnotežjeSlovene
  • peshore, ekuilibër, balancë, bilancAlbanian
  • balans, avvägning, balansräkning, balansvåg, våg, jämvikt, vågskål, jämviktsläge, balansera, stå och väga, vara i jämvikt, jämna ut sigSwedish
  • சமநிலைTamil
  • సమతుల్యత, త్రాసు, కాటాTelugu
  • สมดุลThai
  • denge, kantar, teraziTurkish
  • рівновагаUkrainian
  • ترازو, تلا, میزانUrdu
  • וואָגYiddish
  • 平衡Chinese

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