overbalance


1over·bal·ance

verb \ˌō-vər-ˈba-lən(t)s\

: to lose your balance

Full Definition of OVERBALANCE

transitive verb
1
:  outweigh
2
:  to cause to lose balance

Examples of OVERBALANCE

  1. He overbalanced and fell off the stool.
  2. She tried to reach the vase but overbalanced herself and fell off the stool.

First Known Use of OVERBALANCE

1608

2over·bal·ance

noun \ˈō-vər-ˌ\

Definition of OVERBALANCE

:  something more than an equivalent

First Known Use of OVERBALANCE

circa 1659

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