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counterpoise

coun·ter·poise

counterpoise

 
pronunciation:
kaUn tr poIz
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: any force or influence, such as a weight or a point in an argument, that exactly balances another; counterbalance.
similar words:
offset
definition 2: the condition of being exactly balanced; equilibrium.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: counterpoised, counterpoises, counterpoising
definition: to balance or offset with an equal force or influence; counterbalance.
similar words:
cancel, compensate, neutralize, offset