balance a/the budget

Definition of balance a/the budget

:to have enough money to provide the amount to be spent
  • The government may have to raise taxes to balance the budget.

Word by Word Definitions

balance play
  1. : an instrument for weighing: such as

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

  3. : 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)

  2. : to pay the amount due on : settle

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

budget play
  1. : a usually leather pouch, wallet, or pack

  2. : stock, supply

  3. : a quantity (as of energy or water) involved in, available for, or assignable to a particular situation

  1. : to put or allow for in a statement or plan coordinating resources and expenditures : to put or allow for in a budget

  2. : to require to adhere to a budget

  3. : to allocate funds for in a budget

  1. : suitable for someone whose is following a plan for coordinating resources and expenditures : suitable for one on a budget (see 1budget) : inexpensive


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