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Meaning & Definition of Balance in English

English

Balance

/bæləns/

noun

1. A state of equilibrium

    synonym:
  • balance

2. Equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

    synonym:
  • balance

3. 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
    synonym:
  • proportion
  • ,
  • proportionality
  • ,
  • balance

4. Equality of distribution

    synonym:
  • balance
  • ,
  • equilibrium
  • ,
  • equipoise
  • ,
  • counterbalance

5. 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"
    synonym:
  • remainder
  • ,
  • balance
  • ,
  • residual
  • ,
  • residue
  • ,
  • residuum
  • ,
  • rest

6. The difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

    synonym:
  • balance

7. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in libra

    synonym:
  • Libra
  • ,
  • Balance

8. The seventh sign of the zodiac

  • The sun is in this sign from about september 23 to october 22
    synonym:
  • Libra
  • ,
  • Libra the Balance
  • ,
  • Balance
  • ,
  • Libra the Scales

9. (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation

  • Exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
    synonym:
  • symmetry
  • ,
  • symmetricalness
  • ,
  • correspondence
  • ,
  • balance

10. A weight that balances another weight

    synonym:
  • counterweight
  • ,
  • counterbalance
  • ,
  • counterpoise
  • ,
  • balance
  • ,
  • equalizer
  • ,
  • equaliser

11. 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
    synonym:
  • balance wheel
  • ,
  • balance

12. A scale for weighing

  • Depends on pull of gravity
    synonym:
  • balance

verb

1. Bring into balance or equilibrium

  • "She has to balance work and her domestic duties"
  • "Balance the two weights"
    synonym:
  • balance
  • ,
  • equilibrate
  • ,
  • equilibrize
  • ,
  • equilibrise

2. Compute credits and debits of an account

    synonym:
  • balance

3. Hold or carry in equilibrium

    synonym:
  • poise
  • ,
  • balance

4. Be in equilibrium

  • "He was balancing on one foot"
    synonym:
  • balance

Examples of using

I won't be able to remit the balance until the first of the month.
Tom recovered his balance immediately.
There's a balance between touting the equal merit of everything and being closed-mindedly opinionated, that I'm still trying to find.