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[out-bal-uh ns]
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verb (used with object), out·bal·anced, out·bal·anc·ing.
  1. to outweigh.
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Origin of outbalance

First recorded in 1635–45; out- + balance
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Historical Examples

  • In the Shelley copy "o'erbalance" has been erased and "outbalance" inserted in Byron's handwriting.

    The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 6

    Lord Byron

  • Yet a good digestion, a bounding pulse, and high spirits are elements of happiness which no external advantages can outbalance.

  • Often a question would pass round the whole Form, and the number of misses to each name began greatly to outbalance the marks.

  • Profit or loss in the bond speculation is likely to outbalance loss or profit in the circulation transaction.

    Readings in Money and Banking

    Chester Arthur Phillips

British Dictionary definitions for outbalance


  1. another word for outweigh
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