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balance

Part of speech: Noun

A pair of scales for weighing; a steelyard; the act of weighing or estimating mentally; equal poise of any opposing forces; especially, mental poise; steadiness of mind; sanity; an equality between the totals of two sides of an account; the excess shown on either side; the sum or weight necessary to make two unequal sums or weights equal; a movement in dancing.

Part of speech: Verb

To weigh by means of a balance; weigh by means of the mind; hence, to compare, estimate, etc.; to set off, as one thing against another; to equal or make equal; to find out the difference between the debits and credits of, or to bring about an equality between; as, to balance an account.

Part of speech: Verb

To be of equal weight, force, or amount; in dancing, to move to and fro.

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