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synonyms for counterbalance

  • counteract
  • outweigh
  • rectify
  • amend
  • balance
  • cancel
  • compensate
  • correct
  • counterpoise
  • countervail
  • equalize
  • redeem
  • atone for
  • make up for
  • set off
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antonyms for counterbalance

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  • disproportion
  • forfeit
  • imbalance
  • lose
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How to use counterbalance in a sentence

Though the lamp is tall, it’s designed with a sturdy counterbalance and weighted base to keep it stable as you adjust it.
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Personnel aboard the space station launched other thrusters as a counterbalance.
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If Checkmate can deliver its promises, including on price, it will perform a valuable counterbalance in the skies above future battlefields.
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The counterbalance to human society, that doesn’t exist with chimps, is our striving for egalitarianism in the group.
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Everywhere, old athletes are thriving and providing a counterbalance to the harsh daily reminders of life’s fragility.
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The company has positioned itself as a counterbalance to Amazon’s dominance, allowing budding entrepreneurs to set up their own shops and sell to customers directly rather than having to default to putting their wares on Amazon’s massive marketplace.
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Within the National Church there was a great deal to counterbalance these injurious tendencies and check their growth.
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Are not the motives of the incredulous man strong enough to counterbalance his passions?
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The cause has been hindered in its action, or another cause has intervened to counterbalance the first.
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This was a triumph for Mr. Gladstone of an entirely satisfactory character; but he had sore trials to counterbalance it.
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WORDS RELATED TO COUNTERBALANCE

  • absolve
  • answer
  • apologize
  • appease
  • balance
  • correct
  • counterbalance
  • do penance
  • expiate
  • make amends
  • make redress
  • make reparation
  • make up for
  • offset
  • outweigh
  • pay
  • pay one's dues
  • propitiate
  • recompense
  • reconcile
  • redeem
  • redress
  • repair
  • set off
  • square
  • take one's medicine
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.