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rebalance

verb re·bal·ance \ (ˌ)rē-ˈba-lən(t)s \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of rebalance

rebalanced; rebalancing; rebalances
transitive + intransitive
1 T : to restore balance to or adjust the balance of (something) : to balance (something) again
  • … presents a detailed diet plan to rebalance the hormone systems and speed up metabolism.
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  • British historians have published many books in recent years that seek to rebalance our view of World War II to give just prominence to the Eastern Front.
  • —Max Hastings
2 I : to become balanced again
  • But Kuwait's oil minister, Issam Almarzooq told Bloomberg Sunday, that the production cuts could end before 2019 if the oil market rebalances.
  • —Gillian Rich
3 T/I : to buy and sell assets of (an investment portfolio) in order to regain a desired allocation of those assets
  • Managers rebalance their portfolios to stay true to their pre-determined mix.
  • —Vanessa O'Connell
  • The stock portion of your investments has probably done very well. But have you rebalanced recently so you're not too stock heavy?
  • —Wes Moss

First Known Use of rebalance

1822

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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rebalance

noun

Definition of rebalance

: an act or instance of rebalancing
  • a rebalance of power
  • a rebalance of a stock portfolio
  • … will do whatever is necessary to force a rebalance in trade relations.
  • —Damian Paletta

First Known Use of rebalance

1898

in the meaning defined above

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