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See definition of counterweight on Dictionary.com
  • as inballast
  • as inweight

synonyms for counterweight

  • equilibrium
  • balance
  • brace
  • bracket
  • counterbalance
  • sandbag
  • stability
  • stabilizer
  • support
  • weight

antonyms for counterweight

MOST RELEVANT
  • instability
  • triviality
  • unimportance
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How to use counterweight in a sentence

For one, the United States, like much of the global community, sees India as an important counterweight to China.
THE FARMERS' PROTESTS ARE A TURNING POINT FOR INDIA'S DEMOCRACY—AND THE WORLD CAN NO LONGER IGNORE THATSIMRAN JEET SINGHFEBRUARY 12, 2021TIME
As they entered the arena to provide a counterweight to the GOP observers inside, Reyes took down their cell-phone numbers and added them to a massive text chain.
THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE SHADOW CAMPAIGN THAT SAVED THE 2020 ELECTIONMOLLY BALLFEBRUARY 4, 2021TIME
The love of their people is an essential counterweight to generally unwelcoming messages from many parts of society — especially given the anxiety and depression and other co-morbidities that non-neurotypical kids deal with.
CAROLYN HAX: THEY ‘REALLY CANNOT STAND’ THEIR RAMBUNCTIOUS GRANDCHILDCAROLYN HAXFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“The West must urgently unite to advance a counterweight to China’s tech dominance,” said committee chair Tobias Ellwood, a Conservative parliamentarian, on the report’s release.
SOMEONE FINALLY OUTRIGHT ACCUSED HUAWEI OF COLLUSION WITH THE CHINESE STATEDAVID MEYEROCTOBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
The rising influence of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as a counterweight to Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.
SUNDAY MAGAZINE: GO INSIDE TRUMP’S SECOND TERMDANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 23, 2020OZY
The counterweight may be tied up, thereby opening the damper.
THE TRAVELING ENGINEERS' ASSOCIATIONANONYMOUS
The counterweight may hence be lessened at pleasure, if the height of the pressing water-column n be increased.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
Without this counterweight, how false would be our final summation of the evidence upon most of the great state trials!
THE POSTHUMOUS WORKS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. II (2 VOLS)THOMAS DE QUINCEY
But Ballantrae was afraid of a more efficient captain, who might be a counterweight to himself, and he opposed this stoutly.
THE MASTER OF BALLANTRAEROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The operation of any of these governors is usually controlled by the tension of a spring, or by a counterweight.
GAS-ENGINES AND PRODUCER-GAS PLANTSR. E. MATHOT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO COUNTERWEIGHT

  • balance
  • brace
  • bracket
  • counterbalance
  • counterweight
  • equilibrium
  • sandbag
  • stability
  • stabilizer
  • support
  • weight
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.