verb (used with or without object), coun·ter·bal·anced, coun·ter·bal·anc·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM counterbalanceun·coun·ter·bal·anced, adjective
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Everywhere, old athletes are thriving and providing a counterbalance to the harsh daily reminders of life’s fragility.As Serena Williams nears the end, her greatness plays on in Naomi Osaka|Jerry Brewer|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
The company has positioned itself as a counterbalance to Amazon’s dominance, allowing budding entrepreneurs to set up their own shops and sell to customers directly rather than having to default to putting their wares on Amazon’s massive marketplace.Amazon is taking aim at one of its few remaining rivals|Marc Bain|February 16, 2021|Quartz
As an alternative religious player, says Greaves, the Satanic Temple provides yet another “counterbalance.”
The goal: to get them to reconsider Likud as a counterbalance to Bennett's scary religiosity.
Like it or not, some companies will need to function as a counterbalance if publishers are to survive as a species.Why Random and Penguin Must Merge—And When They Almost Did|Gayle Feldman|November 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
So to counterbalance the Court's criticism of our ancestors, let me say a word in their praise: they left us free to change.
This will nicely counterbalance the spectacle of street theater.
Within the National Church there was a great deal to counterbalance these injurious tendencies and check their growth.The English Church in the Eighteenth Century|Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
Are not the motives of the incredulous man strong enough to counterbalance his passions?Superstition In All Ages (1732)|Jean Meslier
The cause has been hindered in its action, or another cause has intervened to counterbalance the first.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
This was a triumph for Mr. Gladstone of an entirely satisfactory character; but he had sore trials to counterbalance it.
The pommel, usually of steel, is roughly spherical or eight-sided, and serves as a counterbalance.