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overbalance

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verb over·bal·ance \ˌō-vər-ˈba-lən(t)s\

Definition of overbalance

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  outweigh

  3. 2 :  to cause to lose balance

Examples of overbalance in a sentence

  1. He overbalanced and fell off the stool.

  2. She tried to reach the vase but overbalanced herself and fell off the stool.

1608

First Known Use of overbalance

1608


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overbalance

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noun over·bal·ance \ˈō-vər-ˌ\

Definition of overbalance

  1. :  something more than an equivalent

Circa 1659

First Known Use of overbalance

circa 1659


OVERBALANCE Defined for English Language Learners

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overbalance

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verb over·bal·ance \ˌō-vər-ˈba-lən(t)s\

Definition of overbalance for English Language Learners

  • : to lose your balance


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