balance out

phrasal verb
balanced out; balancing out; balances out

Definition of balance out

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 : to be or become equal or even The good times and the bad times balanced out

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“Balance out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/balance%20out. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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