Synonyms for counterbalance
ˈkaʊn tərˌbæl əns; ˌkaʊn tərˈbæl əns
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counterweight, counterbalance, counterpoise, balance, equalizer, equaliser(noun)
a weight that balances another weight
remainder, proportion, symmetry, equaliser, residual, balance, equalizer, residuum, rest, counterweight, residue, counterpoise, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, offset, balance wheel, proportionality
balance, equilibrium, equipoise, counterbalance(noun)
equality of distribution
sense of equilibrium, remainder, counterpoise, symmetry, equaliser, residual, balance, equalizer, residuum, rest, counterweight, vestibular sense, residue, proportion, equilibrium, labyrinthine sense, sense of balance, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, offset, balance wheel, proportionality, chemical equilibrium
a compensating equivalent
outset, runner, counterweight, first, stolon, counterpoise, setoff, starting time, equaliser, offshoot, commencement, balance, equalizer, start, offset printing, get-go, kickoff, outgrowth, set-back, equilibrium, equipoise, showtime, offset, branch, beginning
compensate, counterbalance, correct, make up, even out, even off, even up(verb)
"engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
chasten, even off, right, castigate, make up, compensate, neutralize, patch up, recompense, countervail, remunerate, even out, fabricate, counteract, make, decline, be, reconcile, oppose, correct, invent, adjust, pay, overcompensate, catch up with, manufacture, level, represent, even, rectify, discipline, comprise, even up, conciliate, repair, square up, cook up, flush, cover, chastise, redress, constitute, sort out, set, objurgate, jog, pay off, slump, settle, indemnify
contrast with equal weight or force
fight, countervail, controvert, even out, counteract, defend, correct, oppose, neutralize, match, make up, react, pit, even up, compensate, even off, contradict, play off, fight down, fight back
counteract, countervail, neutralize, counterbalance(verb)
oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions
"This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues"
waste, countermine, countervail, even off, compensate, negate, even out, neutralise, counteract, subvert, sabotage, correct, oppose, weaken, even up, neutralize, countercheck, antagonise, nullify, make up, undermine, liquidate, offset, do in, antagonize, knock off
To apply weight in order to balance an opposing one.
Big brother counterbalances his two siblings to the pound
To apply force in order to balance an opposite one.
Arm wrestling is undecided as long as the opponents counterbalance each-other
To match or equal in effect, but acting in opposition
The defenders' knowledge of the terrain roughly counterbalances the attackers' superior equipment
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At some point Republicans are going to have to find an equilibrium if they plan to compete, clearly there's no sign of that occurring in the immediate future. You want to go with older white men, the counterbalance to that is going to be millennials, females and diversity coming back with a vengeance.
He's expressed concerns about the way the Russia investigation has been conducted, the way the Clinton email investigation was being conducted, so we'll see if he brings a counterbalance to the House Judiciary Committee, which next year is going to be very aggressive in investigating The President.
Clarity is the counterbalance of profound thoughts.
Right now I'm only focused on the midterms, i believe that the Republicans have not done what they should have done in terms of providing some counterbalance to the executive branch.
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