transitive verb Date: 1644 outweigh

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Outbalance — Out*bal ance, v. t. To outweight; to exceed in weight or effect. [1913 Webster] Let dull Ajax bear away my right When all his days outbalance this one night. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • outbalance — I verb be greater in value, be greater in weight, be superior, better, compensate, counteract, counterbalance, counterpoise, countervail, counterweigh, cover, dominate, eclipse, equalize, equiponderate, exceed, gain the ascendancy, get ahead of,… …   Law dictionary

  • outbalance — [out΄bal′əns] vt. outbalanced, outbalancing to be greater than in weight, value, etc …   English World dictionary

  • outbalance — /owt bal euhns/, v.t., outbalanced, outbalancing. to outweigh. [1635 45; OUT + BALANCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • outbalance — verb To have more influence or significance than another; to preponderate or outweigh …   Wiktionary

  • outbalance — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. outweigh, transcend, outdo; see exceed …   English dictionary for students

  • outbalance — v. offset; surpass; outweigh …   English contemporary dictionary

  • outbalance — verb be more valuable or important than …   English new terms dictionary

  • outbalance — v. a. Overweigh, overbalance, overpoise, outweigh …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • outbalance — v overbalance, outweigh, over weigh, preponderate; exceed in value, transcend, surpass, overmatch; outrank, be superior to, overtop, override, take precedence over; have the edge on, hold the advantage, tip the scales, turn the tables …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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