balance a/the budget

Definition of balance a/the budget

  1. :  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

balanceplay
  1. :  an instrument for weighing: such 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

budgetplay
  1. :  a usually leather pouch, wallet, or pack

    :  its contents

    :  stock, supply

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

    :  to require to adhere to a budget

    :  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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