Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
   

o·ver·bal·ance

overbalance

 
pronunciation:
o vr bae lns
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: overbalances, overbalancing, overbalanced
definition 1: to have more importance or weight than; outweigh.
similar words:
outweigh
definition 2: to cause imbalance in; throw off balance.
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an excess of weight or quantity that results in an imbalance.