Synonyms of balance in English:



  • 6 the landlord demanded payment of the balance of the rent
    remainder, outstanding amount, rest, residue, difference, remaining part/number/quantity


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  • 3 a country's payments for imports and receipts for exports must balance
    correspond, agree, tally, match up, concur, coincide, be in agreement, be consistent, equate, be equal, harmonize, be in harmony, be compatible, be consonant, be congruous, be in tune, dovetail, correlate
    informal square
    North American informal jibe


in the balance

the aircraft's future is in the balance after this crash uncertainunknownundeterminedunsettledunresolvedunsurependingin limboin no man's landup in the airat a turning pointcriticalat a critical stageat a crisisdebatableopen to questionin doubtunpredictableunforeseeableincalculablespeculativeunreliableuntrustworthyundependableriskychancy informaldiceyhairyiffyBritish informaldodgy

on balance

their allegation is, on balance, substantially correct overallall in allall things consideredtaking everything into consideration/accountby and largeon averagefor the most partmostlymainlyin the mainon the wholein generalgenerallygenerally speakinglargelyto a large extentto a great degree

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