lose one's balance

idiom

Definition of lose one's balance

: to fail to keep one's weight spread evenly
  • She lost her balance and fell.

Word by Word Definitions

lose play
  1. : to bring to destruction

  2. : damn

  3. : to miss from one's possession or from a customary or supposed place

balance play
  1. : physical equilibrium

  2. : the ability to retain one's balance

  3. : stability produced by even distribution of weight on each side of the vertical axis

  1. : to poise or arrange in or as if in balance

  2. : to bring into harmony or proportion

  3. : to bring to a state or position of balance (see 1balance 2)


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