Meaning & Definition of Counterbalance in English
1. A weight that balances another weight
2. Equality of distribution
3. A compensating equivalent
1. Adjust for
- "Engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
- make up,
- even out,
- even off,
- even up
2. Contrast with equal weight or force
3. Oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions
- "This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues"