Synonyms for counterbalance

Synonyms for (noun) counterbalance

Synonyms: counterbalance, counterpoise, counterweight, equaliser, equalizer, balance

Definition: a weight that balances another weight

Similar words: weight

Definition: an artifact that is heavy


Synonyms: counterbalance, offset

Definition: a compensating equivalent

Similar words: compensation

Definition: something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)


Synonyms: balance, counterbalance, equilibrium, equipoise

Definition: equality of distribution

Similar words: structure, construction

Definition: a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

Usage: the structure consisted of a series of arches; she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons

Synonyms for (verb) counterbalance

Synonyms: counteract, counterbalance, countervail, neutralize

Definition: oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions

Usage: This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues

Similar words: offset, set off, cancel

Definition: make up for

Usage: His skills offset his opponent's superior strength


Synonyms: counterbalance, oppose

Definition: contrast with equal weight or force

Similar words: counterpoint, contrast

Definition: to show differences when compared; be different

Usage: the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: balance, equilibrate, equilibrise, equilibrize

Definition: bring into balance or equilibrium

Usage: She has to balance work and her domestic duties; balance the two weights