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Synonyms for balance
ˈbæl əns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. balance(noun)

    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. balance(noun)

    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, balance(noun)

    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, counterbalance(noun)

    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, rest(noun)

    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. balance(noun)

    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, Balance(noun)

    (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 Scales(noun)

    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, balance(noun)

    (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, equaliser(noun)

    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, balance(noun)

    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. balance(verb)

    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, equilibrise(verb)

    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. balance(verb)

    compute credits and debits of an account

    Synonyms:
    equilibrize, poise, equilibrate, equilibrise

    Antonyms:
    instability, imbalance, unbalance

  15. poise, balance(verb)

    hold or carry in equilibrium

    Synonyms:
    equilibrize, brace, poise, equilibrate, equilibrise

    Antonyms:
    imbalance, instability, unbalance

  16. balance(verb)

    be in equilibrium

    "He was balancing on one foot"

    Synonyms:
    equilibrize, poise, equilibrate, equilibrise

    Antonyms:
    imbalance, instability, unbalance

Wiktionary

  1. balance(noun)

    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. balance(noun)

    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. balance(noun)

    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. balance(noun)

    a state in which opposing forces harmonise; equilibrium

    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. balance(noun)

    (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. balance(noun)

    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. balance(noun)

    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. balance(noun)

    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. balance(noun)

    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. balance(noun)

    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. balance(noun)

    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. balance(noun)

    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

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  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. balance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pair of scales

  2. balance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    equipoise, equilibrium, equality of weight

  3. balance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    excess, overplus, surplus

  4. balance(n.)

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

  5. balance(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    poise, keep in equipoise, hold in equilibrium

  6. balance(v. a.)

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

  7. balance(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Com.) equalize, make equal

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. balance(n)

    Synonyms:
    scales, equipoise, equilibrium, steadiness, surplus, excess, remainder, overplus, poise, equipoise, weighing, estimate

    Antonyms:
    preponderance, deficit, deficiency

  2. balance(v)

    Synonyms:
    poise, librate, equal, counterpoise, counteract, counterbalance, countervail, adjust, equalize, square

    Antonyms:
    unbalance, derange, preponderate

How to pronounce balance?

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How to say balance in sign language?

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How to use balance in a sentence?

  1. Julie Whitney:

    For people with established balance problems or a history of falls, these exercises should be prescribed by an appropriately trained professional, good exercise habits can be started at any age, nobody is too young or too old to benefit.

  2. Neil Beveridge:

    Clearly investors will see this as a positive, the fact that they're not going to raise the bid, you're in an environment where cash is king, and balance-sheet strength is everything.

  3. Mickey Mehta:

    We struggle hard to climb to the top against all odds, not realizing whether the view from the top is worth its climb.The fulfillment of life seldom comes on heights and more often you get dizzy there losing balance and become fearful of a fall. In the circle of life nowhere on the periphery one could be stable. Be centered , get centralized , get MickeyMized.

  4. Jonathan Thompson:

    When you dial in the synergistic pillars of nutrition, exercise, sleep and hydration great things happen. Think of each as the leg of the table. Remove even one leg and things can get out of balance.

  5. Mike Ryan:

    Look what's happened in China : We've seen a significant drop in cases, huge pressure placed on the virus and a sequential decrease in the number of cases ; that goes against the logic of pandemic. Yet we see in contrast of that, an acceleration of cases in places like South Korea, and therefore we are still in the balance.


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
  • 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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