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Adjective: balanced  ba-lunst
  1. Being in a state of proper equilibrium
    "the carefully balanced seesaw"; "a properly balanced symphony orchestra"; "a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history"; "a balanced blend of whiskeys"; "the educated man shows a balanced development of all his powers"
Verb: balance  ba-lun(t)s
  1. Bring into balance or equilibrium
    "balance the two weights"; "She has to balance work and her domestic duties";
    - equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise [Brit]
  2. Compute credits and debits of an account
  3. Hold or carry in equilibrium
    - poise
  4. Be in equilibrium
    "He was balancing on one foot"

See also: counterbalanced, counterpoised, harmonious, poised, proportionate, self-balancing, stable, symmetrical, well-balanced

Type of: account, be, bear, calculate, carry, fit, hold, match

Antonym: imbalanced, unbalance

Encyclopedia: Balanced

Balance, Not Symmetry