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balanced Explained

balanced at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


balanced at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

1 giving equal attention to all sides or opinions: fair// a balanced view/account // --a balanced account of what happened// -- balanced reporting of the election campaign//
2 arranged to include things or people of different kinds in the right amounts: --a balanced programme of events// --the importance of a balanced diet (=one that is healthy because it contains the right foods in the right amounts) // --Nature is perfectly balanced .// finely/delicately balanced (=very carefully balanced) // --soup with a delicately balanced flavor//
3 someone who is balanced is calm and sensible, and has good mental health: → unbalanced// --The goal of education is to help children become balanced and rounded human beings.//
4 balanced budget: when a government is not spending more money than it has available//

balanced at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

149 Moby Thesaurus words for "balanced":
accordant, alike, all there, apoise, assured, automatic,
clearheaded, clearminded, coequal, collected, commonsense,
compos mentis, composed, concinnate, concinnous, confident,
consistent, consonant, constant, continuous, cool, coolheaded,
coordinate, correspondent, defensible, deserved, due, equable,
equal, equanimous, equibalanced, equilateral, equilibrious,
equiponderant, equiponderous, equitable, euphonic, euphonical,
euphonious, eurythmic, even, evenhanded, fair, fair and square,
fast, fiducial, finished, firm, firm as Gibraltar, fit, flat,
flowing, fluent, good, harmonious, healthy-minded, homogeneous,
immutable, imperturbable, in equilibrium, invariable, just,
justifiable, justified, lawful, legal, level, levelheaded, logical,
lucid, measured, mechanical, meet, meet and right, mentally sound,
merited, methodic, monolithic, normal, of a piece, of sound mind,
ordered, orderly, persistent, philosophical, poised, practical,
pragmatic, predictable, proper, proportioned, rational, reasonable,
recollected, regular, reliable, right, right and proper, rightful,
robotlike, sane, sane-minded, secure, self-assured, self-confident,
self-controlled, self-possessed, self-restrained, sensible, smooth,
smooth-sounding, sober, sober-minded, solid, sound, sound-minded,
square, stable, steadfast, steady, substantial, sweet, symmetric,
symmetrical, systematic, together, tripping, unbroken,
unchangeable, unchanged, unchanging, undeviating, undifferentiated,
undiversified, unflappable, unflinching, uniform, unruffled,
unshakable, unvaried, unvarying, unwavering, warrantable,
warranted, well-balanced, well-set, well-set-up, wholesome,
without nerves

Balanced at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Balance \Bal"ance\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Balanced} (?); p. pr. &
vb. n. {Balancing} (?).] [From {Balance}, n.: cf. F.
balancer. ]
1. To bring to an equipoise, as the scales of a balance by
adjusting the weights; to weigh in a balance.

2. To support on a narrow base, so as to keep from falling;
as, to balance a plate on the end of a cane; to balance
one's self on a tight rope.

3. To equal in number, weight, force, or proportion; to
counterpoise, counterbalance, counteract, or neutralize.

One expression . . . must check and balance another.

4. To compare in relative force, importance, value, etc.; to

Balance the good and evil of things. --L'Estrange.

5. To settle and adjust, as an account; to make two accounts
equal by paying the difference between them.

I am very well satisfied that it is not in my power
to balance accounts with my Maker. --Addison.

6. To make the sums of the debits and credits of an account
equal; -- said of an item; as, this payment, or credit,
balances the account.

7. To arrange accounts in such a way that the sum total of
the debits is equal to the sum total of the credits; as,
to balance a set of books.

8. (Dancing) To move toward, and then back from,
reciprocally; as, to balance partners.

9. (Naut.) To contract, as a sail, into a narrower compass;
as, to balance the boom mainsail.

{Balanced valve}. See {Balance valve}, under {Balance}, n.

Syn: To poise; weigh; adjust; counteract; neutralize;

balanced at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: being in a state of proper balance or equilibrium; "the
carefully balanced seesaw"; "a properly balanced
symphony orchestra"; "a balanced assessment of
intellectual and cultural history"; "a balanced blend
of whiskeys"; "the educated man shows a balanced
development of all his powers" [ant: {unbalanced}]
2: total debits and credits are equal; "the books looked

balanced at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-ad » j
  • Inter: rfdef » lang=en
    1. : He believed he rarely got sick because of his well-balanced diet.

      Derived terms

      * balanced diet


      Inter: trans-top » even

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|уравновесен
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|vyvážený, Inter: t- » cs|vyrovnaný, Inter: t- » cs|rovnovážný, Inter: t- » cs|vybalancovaný
  • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|tasakaalustatud

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|tasapainoinen, Inter: t- » fi|tasapuolinen
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|équilibré
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|uravnotežen|alt=uravnòtēžen

    Inter: trans-botto » m


  • Inter: past of » balance

  • Translation: ar » balanced
    Translation: cy » balanced
    Translation: de » balanced
    Translation: et » balanced
    Translation: fa » balanced
    Translation: fr » balanced
    Translation: gl » balanced
    Translation: ko » balanced
    Translation: io » balanced
    Translation: kn » balanced
    Translation: hu » balanced
    Translation: mg » balanced
    Translation: ml » balanced
    Translation: my » balanced
    Translation: nl » balanced
    Category: simple:balanced -
    Translation: sd » balanced
    Translation: sv » balanced
    Translation: ta » balanced
    Translation: te » balanced
    Translation: vi » balanced
    Translation: zh » balanced