Definitions for overbalanceˌoʊ vərˈbæl əns; ˈoʊ vərˌbæl əns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•bal•anceˌoʊ vərˈbæl əns; ˈoʊ vərˌbæl əns(v.; n.)-anced, -anc•ing

  1. (v.t.)to outweigh.

  2. to cause to lose balance or to fall or turn over.

  3. (n.)something that more than balances.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. preponderate, outweigh, overbalance, outbalance(verb)

    weigh more heavily

    "these considerations outweigh our wishes"

  2. overbalance(verb)

    cause to be off balance

    "It is not desirable to overbalance the budget"


  1. overbalance(Noun)

    Excess of weight or value; something more than an equivalent.

  2. overbalance(Verb)

    To thrown (someone or something) off balance

  3. overbalance(Verb)

    To lose one's balance

  4. overbalance(Verb)

    To have an excess weight

  5. overbalance(Verb)

    To overcompensate

Translations for overbalance

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to lose balance and fall

He overbalanced on the edge of the cliff and fell into the sea below.

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