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balanced

adjective

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1 having full use of one's mind and control over one's actions
  • no balanced person would believe that their dog's bark was actually the voice of God

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balanced

verb
past tense of balance

Synonyms & Antonyms of balanced (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make equal in amount, degree, or status
  • tried to balance the total amount of money spent on gifts for each child

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2 to show uncertainty about the right course of action
  • his tendency to balance and waffle on certain hot-button issues may hurt him in the general election

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3 to give what is owed for
  • she had to balance her account with the hotel before checking out of her room

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The first known use of balanced was in 1611

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“Balanced.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/balanced. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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