Lingvanex Tranalator

Translator for


translation app

Lingvanex - your universal translation app

Translator for

Download For Free

Meaning & Definition of Counterbalance in English

English

Counterbalance

/kaʊntərbæləns/

noun

1. A weight that balances another weight

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

2. Equality of distribution

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

3. A compensating equivalent

synonym:
  • counterbalance,
  • offset

verb

1. Adjust for

  • "Engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
synonym:
  • compensate,
  • counterbalance,
  • correct,
  • make up,
  • even out,
  • even off,
  • even up

2. Contrast with equal weight or force

synonym:
  • oppose,
  • counterbalance

3. Oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions

  • "This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues"
synonym:
  • counteract,
  • countervail,
  • neutralize,
  • counterbalance