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  Words related to counterbalance

Related / Similar Words: counterweight, counterpoise, balance, equalizer, equaliser, offset, equilibrium, equipoise, counteract, countervail, neutralize, oppose, compensate, correct, even out, even off, even up

 

Definition:
  • an equivalent counterbalancing weight;
  • a compensating equivalent;
  • equality of distribution;
  • oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions; "This will counteract the foolish actions of my colleagues";
  • oppose with equal weight or force;
  • adjust or make up for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance";

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    Hyponyms: sash weight, tare, conformation, symmetry, proportion, override, counterweight, counterpoise, counterpose, carry, cover, compensate, overcompensate

     

    Derivational Morphology: equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate, counterweight, counterpoise, counterpose, oppose, compensate, correct, even out, even off, even up, cancel, offset, set off, countervail, counteract, neutralize, balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise, neutralization, neutralisation, counteraction, equalizer, equaliser, recompense, compensation

     

    Anagrams: uncontrollable

     

     
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