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balance out

Definition of balance out

  1. 1 :  to make (a different or opposite thing) less powerful, noticeable, etc. :  to compensate for <Serve black coffee to help balance out the sweetness of the dessert.> <His quickness will balance out the other fighter's greater strength.>

  2. 2 :  to be or become equal or even <The good times and the bad times balanced out>



Word by Word Definitions

balanceplay
  1. :  an instrument for weighing: as

    :  a beam that is supported freely in the center and has two pans of equal weight suspended from its ends

    :  a device that uses the elasticity of a spiral spring for measuring weight or force

  1. :  to compute the difference between the debits and credits of (an account)

    :  to pay the amount due on :  settle

    :  to arrange so that one set of elements exactly equals another

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball


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