Nouns (22)
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balance
n. a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity
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
equaliser, equalizer, balance, counterpoise, counterbalance, counterweight
n. a weight that balances another weight
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
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
n. the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
counterbalance, equipoise, equilibrium, balance
n. equality of distribution
balance
n. a state of equilibrium
Verbs (7)
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balance, poise
v. hold or carry in equilibrium
balance
v. be in equilibrium; "He was balancing on one foot"
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)
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measure
n. a container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance
equality
n. the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status
elegance
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"
harmony
n. an agreeable sound property
isotropy, symmetry
n. (physics) the property of being isotropic; having the same value when measured in different directions
dimension, proportion
n. magnitude or extent; "a building of vast proportions"
order
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
coordination
n. the skillful and effective interaction of movements
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?"
par, equation, equivalence, equality
n. a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced; "on a par with the best"
presence
n. the state of being present; current existence; "he tested for the presence of radon"
order
n. established customary state (especially of society); "order ruled in the streets"; "law and order"
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
accord, agreement
n. harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters; "the two parties were in agreement"
tier, level, grade
n. a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade"
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"
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
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"
square up, square
v. make square; "Square the circle"; "square the wood with a file"
mellow
v. soften, make mellow; "Age and experience mellowed him over the years"
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"
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"
perch
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"
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Antonyms (4)
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unbalance, instability, imbalance
n. a lack of balance or state of disequilibrium; "a hormonal imbalance"
unbalance
v. throw out of balance or equilibrium; "The tax relief unbalanced the budget"; "The prima donna unbalances the smooth work in our department"
balance
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