Synonyms for balanceˈbæl əns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. balance(noun)

    a state of equilibrium

    Synonyms:
    remainder, counterbalance, counterpoise, symmetry, equaliser, residual, equalizer, residuum, rest, counterweight, residue, proportion, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, balance wheel, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    instability, unbalance, imbalance

  2. balance(noun)

    equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

    Synonyms:
    remainder, counterbalance, counterpoise, symmetry, equaliser, residual, equalizer, residuum, rest, counterweight, residue, proportion, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, balance wheel, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    unbalance, imbalance, instability

  3. proportion, proportionality, balance(noun)

    harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)

    Synonyms:
    remainder, dimension, counterbalance, ratio, proportion, symmetry, equaliser, residual, balance, counterpoise, residuum, rest, counterweight, residue, balance wheel, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, equalizer, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    instability, unbalance, imbalance

  4. balance, equilibrium, equipoise, counterbalance(noun)

    equality of distribution

    Synonyms:
    sense of equilibrium, remainder, counterbalance, counterpoise, symmetry, equaliser, residual, balance, equalizer, residuum, rest, counterweight, vestibular sense, residue, proportion, equilibrium, labyrinthine sense, sense of balance, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, offset, balance wheel, proportionality, chemical equilibrium

    Antonyms:
    unbalance, imbalance, instability

  5. remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum, rest(noun)

    something left after other parts have been taken away

    Synonyms:
    remainder, relief, counterbalance, end, quietus, difference, relaxation, symmetry, equaliser, residual, ease, balance, proportion, residuum, rest, repose, equalizer, counterweight, rest period, eternal sleep, residue, sleep, counterpoise, equilibrium, remnant, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, oddment, balance wheel, proportionality, eternal rest, respite

    Antonyms:
    instability, unbalance, imbalance

  6. balance(noun)

    the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

    Synonyms:
    remainder, counterbalance, counterpoise, symmetry, equaliser, residual, equalizer, residuum, rest, counterweight, residue, proportion, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, balance wheel, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    imbalance, instability, unbalance

  7. Libra, Balance(noun)

    (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra

    Synonyms:
    remainder, counterbalance, counterpoise, symmetry, equaliser, residual, equalizer, residuum, rest, counterweight, residue, proportion, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, balance wheel, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    instability, imbalance, unbalance

  8. Libra, Libra the Balance, Balance, Libra the Scales(noun)

    the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22

    Synonyms:
    remainder, counterbalance, counterpoise, symmetry, equaliser, residual, equalizer, residuum, rest, counterweight, residue, proportion, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, balance wheel, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    unbalance, instability, imbalance

  9. symmetry, symmetricalness, correspondence, balance(noun)

    (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane

    Synonyms:
    proportionateness, remainder, counterbalance, equalizer, proportion, commensurateness, symmetry, residuum, equaliser, residual, balance, isotropy, parallelism, rest, counterweight, residue, counterpoise, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, agreement, balance wheel, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    unbalance, imbalance, instability

  10. counterweight, counterbalance, counterpoise, balance, equalizer, equaliser(noun)

    a weight that balances another weight

    Synonyms:
    remainder, counterbalance, proportion, symmetry, equaliser, residual, balance, equalizer, residuum, rest, counterweight, residue, counterpoise, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, offset, balance wheel, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    unbalance, imbalance, instability

  11. balance wheel, balance(noun)

    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

    Synonyms:
    remainder, counterweight, proportion, symmetry, equaliser, residual, balance, counterpoise, residuum, rest, counterbalance, residue, balance wheel, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, equalizer, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    instability, unbalance, imbalance

  12. balance(verb)

    a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity

    Synonyms:
    remainder, counterbalance, counterpoise, symmetry, equaliser, residual, equalizer, residuum, rest, counterweight, residue, proportion, equilibrium, symmetricalness, equipoise, correspondence, balance wheel, proportionality

    Antonyms:
    instability, unbalance, imbalance

  13. balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise(verb)

    bring into balance or equilibrium

    Synonyms:
    equilibrize, poise, equilibrate, balance, equilibrise

    Antonyms:
    instability, unbalance, imbalance

  14. balance(verb)

    compute credits and debits of an account

    Synonyms:
    equilibrize, poise, equilibrate, equilibrise

    Antonyms:
    instability, imbalance, unbalance

  15. poise, balance(verb)

    hold or carry in equilibrium

    Synonyms:
    equilibrize, brace, poise, equilibrate, balance, equilibrise

    Antonyms:
    imbalance, instability, unbalance

  16. balance(verb)

    be in equilibrium

    Synonyms:
    equilibrize, poise, equilibrate, equilibrise

    Antonyms:
    imbalance, instability, unbalance

Wiktionary

  1. balance(noun)

    Synonyms:
    scales, disinterest, non-partisanship, neutrality, even-handedness, equilibrium, weighing machine, fairness, weighbridge, account, impartiality

    Antonyms:
    partiality, non-equilibrium, unfairness, partisanship, prejudice, unbalance, bias, imbalance, favor, favour

  2. balance(noun)

    a device used to regulate the speed of a watch, clock etc.

    Synonyms:
    non-partisanship, equilibrium, weighbridge, even-handedness, disinterest, weighing machine, neutrality, fairness, impartiality, scales, account

    Antonyms:
    partiality, unfairness, favor, imbalance, non-equilibrium, partisanship, favour, prejudice, bias, unbalance

  3. balance(noun)

    Libra

    Synonyms:
    disinterest, account, scales, fairness, neutrality, even-handedness, weighing machine, non-partisanship, equilibrium, weighbridge, impartiality

    Antonyms:
    unfairness, partiality, bias, unbalance, prejudice, imbalance, favour, partisanship, non-equilibrium, favor

  4. balance(noun)

    to make (items) weigh up.

    Synonyms:
    neutrality, weighbridge, disinterest, fairness, weighing machine, equilibrium, impartiality, even-handedness, account, non-partisanship, scales

    Antonyms:
    unbalance, bias, imbalance, unfairness, non-equilibrium, partisanship, favour, partiality, prejudice, favor

  5. balance(noun)

    (figurative) to make (concepts) agree.

    Synonyms:
    disinterest, neutrality, scales, fairness, even-handedness, equilibrium, impartiality, weighbridge, weighing machine, non-partisanship, account

    Antonyms:
    favor, favour, non-equilibrium, partisanship, unbalance, unfairness, bias, imbalance, partiality, prejudice

  6. balance(noun)

    to hold (an object or objects) precariously.

    Synonyms:
    non-partisanship, scales, weighing machine, weighbridge, fairness, disinterest, account, neutrality, even-handedness, equilibrium, impartiality

    Antonyms:
    partiality, unbalance, unfairness, imbalance, favour, non-equilibrium, favor, prejudice, bias, partisanship

  7. balance(noun)

    to make the credits and debits of (an account) correspond.

    Synonyms:
    account, non-partisanship, disinterest, fairness, scales, weighbridge, equilibrium, even-handedness, impartiality, neutrality, weighing machine

    Antonyms:
    unbalance, partiality, prejudice, partisanship, favour, imbalance, unfairness, non-equilibrium, favor, bias

  8. balance(noun)

    to be in equilibrium.

    Synonyms:
    scales, weighing machine, non-partisanship, impartiality, disinterest, account, even-handedness, equilibrium, neutrality, weighbridge, fairness

    Antonyms:
    unbalance, imbalance, unfairness, favour, prejudice, non-equilibrium, partiality, partisanship, bias, favor

  9. balance(noun)

    to have matching credits and debits.

    Synonyms:
    weighbridge, account, equilibrium, disinterest, even-handedness, weighing machine, non-partisanship, neutrality, impartiality, fairness, scales

    Antonyms:
    partisanship, favour, bias, unbalance, unfairness, imbalance, prejudice, favor, non-equilibrium, partiality

  10. balance(noun)

    apparent harmony in art (between differing colours, sounds, etc.)

    Synonyms:
    weighing machine, fairness, equilibrium, weighbridge, impartiality, account, scales, non-partisanship, disinterest, neutrality, even-handedness

    Antonyms:
    non-equilibrium, partisanship, partiality, unfairness, imbalance, favour, bias, favor, prejudice, unbalance

  11. balance(noun)

    a list accounting for the debits on one side, and for the credits on the other.

    Synonyms:
    equilibrium, impartiality, neutrality, weighing machine, weighbridge, disinterest, even-handedness, scales, account, fairness, non-partisanship

    Antonyms:
    prejudice, favour, favor, partiality, non-equilibrium, unfairness, partisanship, imbalance, bias, unbalance

  12. balance(noun)

    the result of such a procedure; the difference between credit and debit of an account.

    Synonyms:
    disinterest, non-partisanship, even-handedness, weighbridge, impartiality, equilibrium, weighing machine, scales, fairness, neutrality, account

    Antonyms:
    imbalance, unbalance, favour, bias, prejudice, favor, non-equilibrium, unfairness, partisanship, partiality

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