Synonyms of balance in English:
2 the way to peace and some kind of personal balance
ease, tranquillity, serenity, imperturbability, impassivity, equanimity, nonchalance, confidence, self-confidence, self-possession, sureness;
poise, dignity, aplomb, presence of mind, nerve, sangfroid, countenance, collectedness, suaveness, urbanity, elegance
informal cool, unflappability
3 the obligations of political balance in broadcasting
- 1in the balance
- the aircraft's future is in the balance after this crashuncertain, unknown, undetermined, unsettled, unresolved, unsure, pending, in limbo, in no man's land, up in the air, at a turning point, critical, at a critical stage, at a crisis;unpredictable, unforeseeable, incalculable, speculative, unreliable, untrustworthy, undependable, risky, chancyBritish informal dodgy
- 2on balance
- their allegation is, on balance, substantially correct
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3 a country's payments for imports and receipts for exports must balance
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