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counterbalance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of counterbalance

  1. a force or influence that makes an opposing force ineffective or less effective charitable giving is usually a good counterbalance to the self-indulgent commercialism of the Christmas season Synonyms balance, canceler (or canceller), corrective, counter, counteraction, counterforce, counterpoise, counterweight, equipoise, neutralizer, offset Related Words trade-off; ballast, weight


counterbalance

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of counterbalance

  1. to balance with an equal force so as to make ineffective a hearty dinner might counterbalance missing lunch Synonyms annul, cancel (out), compensate (for), correct, counteract, offset, counterpoise, make up (for), negative, neutralizeRelated Words invalidate, negate, neuter, nullify; atone (for); outbalance, outweigh, redeem; redress, relieve, remedy; override, overrule


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