balance - noun

  • a state of equilibrium
  • equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
  • harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)
  • equality of distribution
  • something left after other parts have been taken away
  • the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
  • (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra
  • the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22
  • (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
  • a weight that balances another weight
  • a wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine; especially a wheel oscillating against the hairspring of a timepiece to regulate its beat
  • a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity

  • balance - verb

    • bring into balance or equilibrium
    • compute credits and debits of an account
    • hold or carry in equilibrium
    • be in equilibrium

    balance - thesaurus

    correspondence   counterbalance   counterpoise   counterweight   equaliser British English spelling   equalizer American English spelling   equilibrate   equilibrise   equilibrium   equilibrize   equipoise   libra   poise   proportion   proportionality   remainder   residual   residue   residuum   rest   symmetricalness   symmetry  

    View spelling list -ance words, Set 2 and learn about the word balance in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 33. Word endings: -ant, -ent, -ance, -ence.

    Scrabble score for balance

    b is 3 a is 1 l is 1 a is 1 n is 1 c is 3 e is 1
    Scrabble score = 11

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