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COUNTERBALANCE





Definition:

  1. [noun] an equivalent counterbalancing weight
    Synonyms: counterweight, counterpoise, balance, equalizer, equaliser

  2. [noun] equality of distribution
    Synonyms: balance, equilibrium, equipoise

  3. [noun] a compensating equivalent
    Synonyms: offset

  4. [verb] adjust or make up for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
    Synonyms: compensate, correct, even out, even off, even up

  5. [verb] oppose with equal weight or force
    Synonyms: oppose

  6. [verb] oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions; "This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues"
    Synonyms: counteract, countervail, neutralize

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