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equiponderate

[ee-kwuh-pon-duh-reyt, ek-wuh-]
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verb (used with object), e·qui·pon·der·at·ed, e·qui·pon·der·at·ing.
  1. to equal or offset in weight, force, importance, etc.; counterbalance.

Origin of equiponderate

1635–45; < Medieval Latin aequiponderātus, past participle of aequiponderāre. See equi-, ponder, -ate1
Related formse·qui·pon·der·a·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for equiponderate

equiponderate

verb
  1. (tr) to equal or balance in weight, power, force, etc; offset; counterbalance
Derived Formsequiponderance or equiponderancy, nounequiponderant, adjective

Word Origin

C17: from Medieval Latin aequiponderāre, from Latin equi- + ponderāre to weigh
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