Nouns (22)
n. a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity
n. a state of equilibrium
n. the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
balance wheel, balance
n. 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
Libra the Scales, Balance, Libra the Balance, Libra
n. the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22
balance, proportionality, proportion
n. 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
counterbalance, equipoise, equilibrium, balance
n. equality of distribution
equaliser, equalizer, balance, counterpoise, counterbalance, counterweight
n. a weight that balances another weight
Verbs (7)
v. be in equilibrium; "He was balancing on one foot"
balance, poise
v. hold or carry in equilibrium
equilibrise, equilibrize, equilibrate, balance
v. bring into balance or equilibrium; "She has to balance work and her domestic duties"; "balance the two weights"
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Fuzzynyms (61)
n. a container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance
n. the skillful and effective interaction of movements
accord, agreement
n. harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters; "the two parties were in agreement"
state of grace, saving grace, grace
n. (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence; "the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin"; "it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church"; "the Virgin lived in a state of grace"
concordance, concord, harmony
n. a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
n. established customary state (especially of society); "order ruled in the streets"; "law and order"
comfort, ease
n. a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state; "a life of luxury and ease"; "he had all the material comforts of this world"
n. a quality of neatness and ingenious simplicity in the solution of a problem (especially in science or mathematics); "the simplicity and elegance of his invention"
finish, cultivation, culture, refinement, polish
n. a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality; "they performed with great polish"; "I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose"; "almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad
n. the state of being present; current existence; "he tested for the presence of radon"
par, equation, equivalence, equality
n. a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced; "on a par with the best"
tier, level, grade
n. a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade"
point, stage, level, degree
n. a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?"
isotropy, symmetry
n. (physics) the property of being isotropic; having the same value when measured in different directions
n. an agreeable sound property
n. (architecture) one of original three styles of Greek architecture distinguished by the type of column and entablature used or a style developed from the original three by the Romans
dimension, proportion
n. magnitude or extent; "a building of vast proportions"
n. the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status
v. cause to perch or sit; "She perched her hat on her head"
perch, light, alight
v. to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him"
countervail, counterbalance, neutralize, counteract
v. oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions; "This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues"
even out, even
v. make even or more even
equalise, equate, equalize, match, equal
v. make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching; "let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"; "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"
square up, square
v. make square; "Square the circle"; "square the wood with a file"
stabilise, stabilize
v. become stable or more stable; "The economy stabilized"
mollify, season, temper
v. make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate; "she tempered her criticism"
v. soften, make mellow; "Age and experience mellowed him over the years"
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Antonyms (4)
unbalance, instability, imbalance
n. a lack of balance or state of disequilibrium; "a hormonal imbalance"
v. throw out of balance or equilibrium; "The tax relief unbalanced the budget"; "The prima donna unbalances the smooth work in our department"
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