counterbalance: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (n.koun'tur-bal"unsv.koun"tur-bal'uns), [key]
— n., v., -anced, -anc•ing.
- a weight balancing another weight; an equal weight, power, or influence acting in opposition; counterpoise.
- to act against or oppose with an equal weight, force, or influence; offset.
- counterbalance (Thesaurus)