Definition of balance Pronunciation
Noun
1. A state in which opposing forces harmonise; equilibrium
2. Mental equilibrium; mental health; calmness, a state of remaining clear-headed and unperturbed
3. Something of equal weight used to provide equilibrium (literally or figuratively); counterweight
These weights are used as a balance for the overhanging verandah.
Blair thought he could provide a useful balance to Bush's policies.
4. A pair of scales
5. Awareness of both viewpoints or matters; neutrality; rationality; objectivity
6. The overall result of conflicting forces, opinions etc.; the influence which ultimately "weighs" more than others
The balance of power finally lay with the Royalist forces.
I think the balance of opinion is that we should get out while we're ahead.
7. Apparent harmony in art (between differing colours, sounds, etc.)
8. A list accounting for the debits on one side, and for the credits on the other.
9. The result of such a procedure; the difference between credit and debit of an account.
I just need to nip to a bank and check my balance.
10. A device used to regulate the speed of a watch, clock etc.
11. The remainder.
The balance of the agreement remains in effect.
12. Libra
Verb
13. To bring (items) to an equipoise, as the scales of a balance by adjusting the weights.
14. To make (concepts) agree.
15. To hold (an object or objects) precariously; to support on a narrow base, so as to keep from falling.
I balanced my mug of coffee on my knee.
The circus performer balances a plate on the end of a baton.
16. To compare in relative force, importance, value, etc.; to estimate.
17. To move toward, and then back from, reciprocally.
To balance partners
18. To contract, as a sail, into a narrower compass.
To balance the boom mainsail
19. To make the credits and debits of (an account) correspond.
This final payment, or credit, balances the account.
To balance a set of books
20. To be in equilibrium.
21. To have matching credits and debits.
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English - English - balance Pronunciation
n. leveling; equal distribution of weight; stability; statement; scales; rest, remainder
v. make even weight, make equal; be made of even weight, be made equal
n. balance, equal distribution of weight; stability
English - Spanish - balance Pronunciation
s. balance, equilibrio, estabilidad, estabilización; simetría, armonía, proporcionalidad; saldo, residuo, resto; ecuanimidad, aplomo, igualdad de ánimo
v. balancear, abalanzar, equilibrar, estabilizar, poner en equilibrio; contrarrestar, compensar, contrabalancear; cuadrar, arquear, saldar; balancearse, equilibrarse
Spanish - English - balance Pronunciation
n. rocking, swinging; oscillation; rolling; hesitation; balance; balance sheet; stocktaking; affair, matter; deal; (Caribbean) rocking chair, chair which glides on runners forward and backward
English - French - balance Pronunciation
n. balance; égalisation, nivellement; équilibre; stabilité, solde, reliquat; bilan; excédent; échelle, graduation, mesure
v. peser, balancer; comparer; équilibrer; mettre en équilibre, s'équilibrer, rendre égal; ajuster; compenser
English - German - balance Pronunciation
n. Balance, Gleichgewicht; Ausgewogenheit; Symmetrie; Bilanz; Bestand (Kontostand); in der Schwebe sein (Leben)
v. überlegen, vergleichen, ausgleichen; sich ausgleichen
English - Indonesian - balance Pronunciation
n. timbangan, imbang, imbangan, keseimbangan, kesetimbangan, tenang, pengimbang, saldo, akhir-akhir, sisa, baki, beda, neraca
v. mengimbangkan badannya, mengimbangkan, memperimbangkan, memperseimbangkan, menyetarafkan, membandingi, memperhitungkan, mencocokkan, seimbang: menjadi seimbang
English - Italian - balance Pronunciation
s. bilancia; equilibrio; calma, padronanza di sé; armonia, proporzione; contrappeso; pareggio; saldo; rimanenza, resto; bilanciere
v. pesare; (fig) controbilanciare, compensare, avere lo stesso peso di; tenere in equilibrio; soppesare, valutare, considerare; equilibrare, essere proporzionato a; (comm.) saldare, chiudere
English - Polish - balance Pronunciation
n. waga, równowaga, saldo, pozostałość, bilans
v. ważyć, równoważyć, balansować, bilansować, zbilansować, huśtać, zgodzić się, wahać się, wahnąć się
a. bilansowy, wagowy
English - Portuguese - balance Pronunciation
s. balança; equilíbrio; ouvinte; oscilação
v. balança; equilíbrio; saldo; resto
English - Romanian - balance Pronunciation
n. balanţă, balanţă a conturilor, cântar, echilibru, cumpăt, cumpănă, ponderaţie, cumpănire, rest, sold, terezie
v. cântări, balansa, cumpăni, contrabalansa cu, echilibra, sânge: a-şi păstra sângele rece, legăna, balansa: se balansa, echilibru: a-şi menţine echilibrul
English - Russian - balance Pronunciation
с. весы; уравновешенность, равновесие; сальдо, остаток, баланс; противовес; маятник, балансир, балансировка
г. балансировать, сохранять равновесие, быть в равновесии, уравновешивать, уравновесить, сбалансировать, подводить баланс; взвешивать; обдумывать; сопоставлять; колебаться
English - Turkish - balance Pronunciation
f. tartmak, düşünmek, dengelemek, denk gelmek, dengede tutmak, denklemek, karşılaştırmak, dengeli olmak, denk olmak, eşitlenmek, dengelenmek, salınmak, dalgalanmak, inip çıkmak
i. balans, denge, denklik, uyum; terazi; kalan, bilanço, bakiye, ruhsal denge
English - Ukrainian - balance Pronunciation
n. ваги, терези, рівновага, спокій, урівноваженість, пропорційність, маятник, балансир, баланс, остача, стійка, сальдо
v. балансувати, зберігати рівновагу, компенсувати, нейтралізувати, підраховувати, зводити, погашати, зважувати, визначати, обдумувати, порівнювати, вагатися, баритися, збалансувати, зрівноважувати
a. балансовий
French - English - balance Pronunciation
(f) n. balance; comparison; scales; indecision
German - English - balance Pronunciation
n. leveling; equal distribution of weight; stability; statement; scales; rest, remainder
English - Dutch - balance Pronunciation
zn. balans; evenwicht; standvastigheid; weegschaal; saldo
ww. in evenwicht brengen, opwegen tegen; sluitend maken; sluitend zijn
English - Greek - balance Pronunciation
ουσ. ισοζύγιο, κλείσιμο λογαριασμών, ισολογισμός, πλαστίγκα, ισορροπία, υπόλοιπο
ρήμ. ισορροπώ, ισολογίζω, ζυγίζω
French - Spanish - balance Pronunciation
(instrument) balanza (f)
German - Spanish - balance Pronunciation
n. equilibrio (m)
Spanish - French - balance Pronunciation
1. (estado) équilibre (m)
2. (contabilidad) bilan (m)
Spanish - German - balance Pronunciation
n. schwanken, schlingern, rollen, bilanz, abschluss, aufstellung, aufrechnung
Spanish - Russian - balance Pronunciation
n. качание, баланс
French - German - balance Pronunciation
n. waage, zeigerwaage
French - Italian - balance Pronunciation
(instrument) bilancia (f)
French - Portuguese - balance Pronunciation
(instrument) balança (f)
French - Russian - balance Pronunciation
n. весы (f), равновесие (f), баланс (f), мостовой: мостовая схема (тех.) (f)
French - Turkish - balance Pronunciation
[la] terazi; denge; bilanço
German - French - balance Pronunciation
n. équilibre (m)
German - Italian - balance Pronunciation
n. bilico (m), equilibrio (m)
German - Russian - balance Pronunciation
n. баланс (f)
German - Turkish - balance Pronunciation
i. denge (f), bilanço (f)
French - Dutch - balance Pronunciation
(instrument) weegschaal (m/f)
German - Dutch - balance Pronunciation
balans
English - Arabic - balance Pronunciation
‏توازن، رصيد حساب، قسطاس، ميزان الساعة، وازن أو قوة، التعادل، تعادل الجانبين السلبى، الإيجابى، ميزان‏
‏زين يزخرف، وازن، زين يكيل، تعادل، تردد، ترجح، إهتز، تذبذب، توصل إلى تسوية عادلة، رصد‏
English - Chinese - balance Pronunciation
(名) 平衡, 均衡; 平静, 镇定; 协调, 和谐; 天平, 秤
(动) 使平衡; 权衡, 比较; 保持...的平衡; 使相称; 得到平衡; 相称; 保持平衡; 被抵消
English - Chinese - balance Pronunciation
(名) 平衡, 均衡; 平靜, 鎮定; 協調, 和諧; 天平, 秤
(動) 使平衡; 權衡, 比較; 保持...的平衡; 使相稱; 得到平衡; 相稱; 保持平衡; 被抵消
English - Hindi - balance Pronunciation
n. शेष, संतुलन, तराजू, बैलेंस, तुलाराशि, देय राशि, रोकड़-बाक़ी, मीज़ान
v. तौलना, रोकड़-बाक़ी थीक करना, संतुलित करना
English - Japanese - balance Pronunciation
(名) つり合い; 調和; 平静; 天びん; 差し引き
(動) つり合いをとる; つり合わせる; 比較する
English - Korean - balance Pronunciation
명. 저울질; 천칭, 저울; 균형, 밸런스; 나머지
동. 무게를 똑같이 하다; 무게가 같다
English - Vietnamese - balance Pronunciation
n. cái cân, thế thăng bằng, tiền còn lại, bảng đối chiếu, tiền dự
v. làm cho thăng bằng, so sánh
German - Chinese - balance Pronunciation
[die] pl.Balancen 平衡。均衡。
Spanish - Korean - balance Pronunciation
n. 흔들림, 균형, 대차 대조표, 재고조사


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Dictionary Extension
Verb forms for balance
Present participle: balancing
Present: balance (3.person: balances)
Past: balanced
Future: will balance
Present conditional: would balance
Present Perfect: have balanced (3.person: has balanced)
Past Perfect: had balanced
Future Perfect: will have balanced
Past conditional: would have balanced