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

1 sense of counterweight

Sense 1
counterweight, counterbalance, counterpoise, balance, equalizer, equaliser -- (a weight that balances another weight)
       => weight -- (an artifact that is heavy)

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

1 sense of counterweight

Sense 1
counterweight, counterpoise, counterpose -- (constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to)
       => oppose, counterbalance -- (contrast with equal weight or force)

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