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- S: (n) balance (a state of equilibrium)
- S: (n) balance (equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account)
- S: (n) proportion, proportionality, balance (harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)) "in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"- John Ruskin
- S: (n) balance, equilibrium, equipoise, counterbalance (equality of distribution)
- S: (n) remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum, rest (something left after other parts have been taken away) "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance"
- S: (n) balance (the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account)
- S: (n) Libra, Balance ((astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra)
- S: (n) Libra, Libra the Balance, Balance, Libra the Scales (the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22)
- S: (n) symmetry, symmetricalness, correspondence, balance ((mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane)
- S: (n) counterweight, counterbalance, counterpoise, balance, equalizer, equaliser (a weight that balances another weight)
- S: (n) balance wheel, balance (a wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine; especially a wheel oscillating against the hairspring of a timepiece to regulate its beat)
- S: (n) balance (a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity)
- S: (v) balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise (bring into balance or equilibrium) "She has to balance work and her domestic duties"; "balance the two weights"
- S: (v) balance (compute credits and debits of an account)
- S: (v) poise, balance (hold or carry in equilibrium)
- S: (v) balance (be in equilibrium) "He was balancing on one foot"