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equiponderate

[ ee-kwuh-pon-duh-reyt, ek-wuh- ]
/ 藢i kw蓹藞p蓲n d蓹藢re瑟t, 藢蓻k w蓹- /
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verb (used with object), e路qui路pon路der路at路ed, e路qui路pon路der路at路ing.
to equal or offset in weight, force, importance, etc.; counterbalance.
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Origin of equiponderate

1635鈥45; <Medieval Latin aequiponder膩tus, past participle of aequiponder膩re.See equi-, ponder, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM equiponderate

e路qui路pon路der路a路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for equiponderate

equiponderate
/ (藢i藧kw瑟藞p蓲nd蓹藢re瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to equal or balance in weight, power, force, etc; offset; counterbalance

Derived forms of equiponderate

equiponderance or equiponderancy, nounequiponderant, adjective

Word Origin for equiponderate

C17: from Medieval Latin aequiponder膩re, from Latin equi- + ponder膩re to weigh
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