Definitions for counterbalance

Definitions for (noun) counterbalance

Main entry: counterbalance, counterpoise, counterweight, equaliser, equalizer, balance

Definition: a weight that balances another weight

Main entry: counterbalance, offset

Definition: a compensating equivalent

Main entry: balance, counterbalance, equilibrium, equipoise

Definition: equality of distribution

Definitions for (verb) counterbalance

Main entry: counteract, counterbalance, countervail, neutralize

Definition: oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions

Usage: This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues

Main entry: counterbalance, oppose

Definition: contrast with equal weight or force

Main entry: make up, correct, counterbalance, even off, even out, even up, compensate

Definition: adjust for

Usage: engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance

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