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Noun
Plural for an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady
“The ground moved and I lost my balance.”
Noun
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for that which is left over after the rest have been dealt with
“The top candidates made it through to the second round while the balance were asked to leave.”
Noun
Plural for a counteracting weight or force
“A small coffee industry and subsistence farming serve as a balance to the poverty of the land reserves.”
Noun
Plural for the state of being unbiased
“Both parties were satisfied with the balance in the president's decision.”
Noun
Plural for mental or emotional stability
“His mental balance has been called into question following the latest incident.”
Noun
Plural for an apparatus for weighing
“She meticulously measured her ingredients on a balance in line with the recipe.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
To hold (an object or objects) precariously
“Waiters were required to balance trays of food skillfully on the palms of their hands.”
Verb
To compare the relative weight or importance of
“We should know what to do once we balance the pros and cons of this decision.”
Verb
To be, or make, equal numerically
“The amount of food you eat should balance with the amount of physical activity or exercise you have in a day.”
Verb
To calculate a number or amount
“It may be time to hire an accountant to balance our finances.”
Verb
To pay or give what is owed
“We had to balance our account with the hotel before checking out.”
Verb
To waver between different courses of action
“She had a tendency to balance and waffle on certain hot-button issues.”
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