balance

Part of speech: verb

To put into or be in equilibrium; poise.

Part of speech: verb

To adjust or be adjusted, as an account.

Part of speech: verb

To offset.

Part of speech: verb

To weigh; deliberate; ponder; hesitate.

Part of speech: noun

A pair of scales or other instrument for weighing.

Part of speech: noun

The act of balancing.

Part of speech: noun

The being in equilibrium; equipoise.

Part of speech: noun

Equality of debit and credit; also, the difference or excess on either side; remainder; surplus.

Part of speech: noun

The balance- wheel of a watch.

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Usage examples "balance":

  1. Mr. Linthwaite," he continued, as another elderly man entered the room, " can you tell us what Mr. Frederick Hollis's balance in our hands is?" - "The Chestermarke Instinct", J. S. Fletcher.
  2. " No, I shall stay here for the balance of the day at least. - "Man of Many Minds", E. Everett Evans.
  3. He seemed to have no sense of balance. - "Space Tug", Murray Leinster.