counterbalance[ noun koun-ter-bal-uhns; verb koun-ter-bal-uhns ]SEE DEFINITION OF counterbalance
Synonyms for counterbalance
- atone for
- make up for
- set off
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COUNTERBALANCE
In places our combined efforts could but just counterbalance the strength of the current.
Something must be done to counterbalance this certain loss to the Confederates.
But the gift of life to the young is ever a counterbalance to every evil that is less than death.
We must allow it to counterbalance breaches of ordinary courtesy.
But if she works for me she will more than counterbalance the fact that I am a stranger to the town.
To counterbalance these advantages, they were, however, subject to many evils.
Where, then, in this instance, is the profit to counterbalance the above-mentioned loss?
In war this advantage will often counterbalance the want of many others.
At the other ends of these beams is a counterbalance weight.
Meditation was made to counterbalance the excitement of study.