the balance

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the balance

:something that remains or is left over :remainder
  • We planned to stay there for the balance of the summer.
  • Although the beginning is funny, the balance of the book is very serious.

Word by Word Definitions

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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