overbalance
I. transitive verb Date: 1608 1. outweigh 2. to cause to lose balance II. noun Date: circa 1659 something more than an equivalent

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  • Overbalance — O ver*bal ance, n. Excess of weight or value; something more than an equivalent; as, an overbalance of exports. J. Edwards. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overbalance — O ver*bal ance, v. t. 1. To exceed equality with; to outweigh. Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to lose balance or equilibrium. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overbalance — index outbalance, outweigh Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • overbalance — ► VERB 1) fall or cause to fall due to loss of balance. 2) outweigh …   English terms dictionary

  • overbalance — [ō΄vər bal′əns; ] for n. [ ō′vər bal΄əns] vt. overbalanced, overbalancing 1. OUTWEIGH 2. to throw off balance n. something that outweighs or overbalances …   English World dictionary

  • overbalance — UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈbæləns] / US [ˌoʊvərˈbæləns] verb [intransitive] Word forms overbalance : present tense I/you/we/they overbalance he/she/it overbalances present participle overbalancing past tense overbalanced past participle overbalanced to lose… …   English dictionary

  • overbalance — v. /oh veuhr bal euhns/; n. /oh veuhr bal euhns/, v., overbalanced, overbalancing, n. v.t. 1. to outweigh: The opportunity overbalances the disadvantages of leaving town. 2. to cause to lose balance or to fall or turn over: He accidentally… …   Universalium

  • overbalance — [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)bæ̱ləns[/t]] overbalances, overbalancing, overbalanced VERB If you overbalance, you fall over or nearly fall over, because you are not standing properly. He overbalanced and fell head first, his towel flying and his modesty shattered …   English dictionary

  • overbalance — o|ver|ba|lan|ce sb., n; få overbalance …   Dansk ordbog

  • overbalance — verb a) To thrown someone off balance b) To lose ones balance …   Wiktionary

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