Antonyms of noun balance

1 of 12 senses of balance

Sense 1
balance -- (a state of equilibrium)
       Antonym of imbalance (Sense 1)
      => imbalance, instability, unbalance -- (a lack of balance or state of disequilibrium; "a hormonal imbalance")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun balance

12 senses of balance

Sense 1
balance -- (a state of equilibrium)
       => equilibrium -- (a stable situation in which forces cancel one another)

Sense 2
balance -- (equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account)
       => equality -- (the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status)

Sense 3
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)
       => placement, arrangement -- (the spatial property of the way in which something is placed; "the arrangement of the furniture"; "the placement of the chairs")

Sense 4
balance, equilibrium, equipoise, counterbalance -- (equality of distribution)
       => structure, construction -- (a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons")

Sense 5
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")
       => part, portion, component part, component, constituent -- (something determined in relation to something that includes it; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"; "the animal constituent of plankton")

Sense 6
balance -- (the difference between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account)
       => remainder, difference -- (the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend)

Sense 7
Libra, Balance -- ((astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 8
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)
       INSTANCE OF=> sign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, house, planetary house -- ((astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided)

Sense 9
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)
       => spatial property, spatiality -- (any property relating to or occupying space)

Sense 10
counterweight, counterbalance, counterpoise, balance, equalizer, equaliser -- (a weight that balances another weight)
       => weight -- (an artifact that is heavy)

Sense 11
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)
       => wheel -- (a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines))

Sense 12
balance -- (a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity)
       => scale, weighing machine -- (a measuring instrument for weighing; shows amount of mass)

Antonyms of verb balance

1 of 4 senses of balance

Sense 1
balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise -- (bring into balance or equilibrium; "She has to balance work and her domestic duties"; "balance the two weights")
       Antonym of unbalance (Sense 1)
      => unbalance -- (throw out of balance or equilibrium; "The tax relief unbalanced the budget"; "The prima donna unbalances the smooth work in our department")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb balance

4 senses of balance

Sense 1
balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise -- (bring into balance or equilibrium; "She has to balance work and her domestic duties"; "balance the two weights")
       => match, fit -- (make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater")

Sense 2
balance -- (compute credits and debits of an account)
       => account, calculate -- (keep an account of)

Sense 3
poise, balance -- (hold or carry in equilibrium)
       => hold, carry, bear -- (support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright")

Sense 4
balance -- (be in equilibrium; "He was balancing on one foot")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

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