What are some alternative words for counterbalance?

Synonyms for counterbalanceˈkaʊn tərˌbæl əns; ˌkaʊn tərˈbæl əns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. counterbalance, offset(verb)

    a compensating equivalent

    Synonyms:
    outset, runner, counterweight, first, stolon, counterpoise, setoff, starting time, equaliser, offshoot, commencement, balance, equalizer, start, offset printing, get-go, kickoff, counterbalance, outgrowth, set-back, equilibrium, equipoise, showtime, offset, branch, beginning

  4. compensate, counterbalance, correct, make up, even out, even off, even up(verb)

    adjust for

    Synonyms:
    chasten, even off, right, castigate, make up, compensate, neutralize, patch up, recompense, countervail, remunerate, even out, fabricate, counteract, make, decline, be, reconcile, oppose, correct, invent, adjust, pay, overcompensate, catch up with, manufacture, counterbalance, level, represent, even, rectify, discipline, comprise, even up, conciliate, repair, square up, cook up, flush, cover, chastise, redress, constitute, sort out, set, objurgate, jog, pay off, slump, settle, indemnify

  5. oppose, counterbalance(verb)

    contrast with equal weight or force

    Synonyms:
    fight, countervail, controvert, counterbalance, even out, counteract, defend, correct, oppose, neutralize, match, make up, react, pit, even up, compensate, even off, contradict, play off, fight down, fight back

  6. counteract, countervail, neutralize, counterbalance(verb)

    oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions

    Synonyms:
    waste, countermine, countervail, even off, compensate, counterbalance, negate, even out, neutralise, counteract, subvert, sabotage, correct, oppose, weaken, even up, neutralize, countercheck, antagonise, nullify, make up, undermine, liquidate, offset, do in, antagonize, knock off

Wiktionary

  1. counterbalance(noun)

    Synonyms:
    counterpoise, counterweight, offset, counteract

    Antonyms:
    outweigh, overpower, overcome

  2. counterbalance(noun)

    To apply weight in order to balance an opposing one.

    Synonyms:
    counterpoise, counterweight, offset, counteract

    Antonyms:
    overcome, overpower, outweigh

  3. counterbalance(verb)

    To apply force in order to balance an opposite one.

    Synonyms:
    counterweight, counterpoise, offset, counteract

    Antonyms:
    overpower, outweigh, overcome

  4. counterbalance(verb)

    To match or equal in effect, but acting in opposition

    Synonyms:
    offset, counteract, counterweight, counterpoise

    Antonyms:
    overcome, overpower, outweigh

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. counterbalance(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    counterpoise, balance

  2. counterbalance(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    countervail, compensate, set off, make up for

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List of paraphrases:

counterweight, offset, counteract, counter, compensate


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