Overbalance

  • 1 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

  • 2 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

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

    Law dictionary

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

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 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

  • 6 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

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

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

    Dansk ordbog

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

    New Collegiate Dictionary

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

    Wiktionary

  • 12 overbalance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. surpass, unbalance, overweigh. See superiority. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To exceed] Syn. pass over, surpass, transcend; see exceed . 2. [To upset] Syn. subvert, capsize, overturn; see upset 1 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 overbalance — o|ver|bal|ance [ˌəuvəˈbæləns US ˌouvər ] v [I and T] 1.) BrE to fall over or nearly fall over because you lose balance 2.) AmE ↑outweigh …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 overbalance — o|ver|bal|ance [ ,ouvər bæləns ] verb 1. ) transitive AMERICAN OUTWEIGH 2. ) intransitive to lose your balance and begin to fall over …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 overbalance — v. fall; cause to fall; lose balance; overcome by weight …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 overbalance — verb chiefly Brit. 1》 fall or cause to fall due to loss of balance. 2》 outweigh. noun archaic an excess of weight, value, or amount …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 17 overbalance — v. a. 1. Outweigh, overweigh, surpass, preponderate in. 2. Overpoise, lose balance …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 18 overbalance — verb (I, T) 1 especially BrE to shake and start to fall because you lose balance, or to make someone or something do this: The horse reared, overbalanced, and fell. 2 AmE outweigh: The lack of social life is overbalanced by the amount of money I… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 overbalance — v 1. outweigh, overweigh, outbalance, preponderate; overshadow, throw into the shade, eclipse, put to shame, Inf. show up. See outweigh. 2. push over, tip over, tilt, knock over, knock down, topple, turn turtle, upend; overturn, overset, capsize …

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  • 20 overbalance — o•ver•bal•ance v. [[t]ˌoʊ vərˈbæl əns[/t]] n. [[t]ˈoʊ vərˌbæl əns[/t]] v. anced, anc•ing, n. 1) to outweigh 2) to cause to lose balance or to fall or turn over 3) something that more than balances …

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