balanced

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adjective bal·anced \ˈba-lən(t)st\

Definition of balanced

  1. :  being in a state of balance :  having different parts or elements properly or effectively arranged, proportioned, regulated, considered, etc. a balanced diet a balanced blend of ingredients balanced flavors a football team with a balanced offense providing a balanced solution a fair and balanced assessment trying to lead a more balanced life a balanced budget [=a budget in which total revenues equal or exceed total expenses]

First Known Use of balanced

1611


Medical Dictionary

balanced

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adjective bal·anced \-ən(t)st\

Medical Definition of balanced

  1. 1:  having the physiologically active elements mutually counteracting a balanced solution

  2. 2of a diet or ration :  furnishing all needed nutrients in the amount, form, and proportions needed to support healthy growth and productivity



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