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An even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady
“The ground moved and I lost my balance.”
A situation in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions
“After many years, he was still trying to find the right balance between work and play.”
A remaining group or portion
“The top candidates made it through to the second round while the balance were asked to leave.”
A counteracting weight or force
“A small coffee industry and subsistence farming serve as a balance to the poverty of the land reserves.”
The state of being unbiased
“Both parties were satisfied with the balance in the president's decision.”
Mental or emotional stability
“His mental balance has been called into question following the latest incident.”
An apparatus for weighing
“She meticulously measured her ingredients on a balance in line with the recipe.”
To counteract or equal the effect or importance of
“I try to balance the number of calories I consume with the amount I expend on my daily activities.”
To hold (an object or objects) precariously
“Waiters were required balance trays of food skillfully on the palms of their hands.”
To compare the relative weight or importance of
“We should know what to do once we balance the pros and cons of this decision.”
To calculate or make equal numerically
“It may be time to hire an accountant to balance our finances.”
To give what is owed for
“We had to balance our account with the hotel before checking out.”
To show uncertainty about the right course of action
“She had a tendency to balance and waffle on certain hot-button issues.”
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