Wednesday, January 01, 2014

Resolve: Balance


bal·ance
ˈbaləns/
noun
  1. 1.
    an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady.
    "slipping in the mud but keeping their balance"
    synonyms:stabilityequilibrium, steadiness, footing 
  2. 2.
    a condition in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions.
    "overseas investments can add balance to an investment portfolio"
    synonyms:fairness, justice, impartiality, evenhandedness, egalitarianism, equal opportunity
verb
  1. 1.
    keep or put (something) in a steady position so that it does not fall.
    "a mug that she balanced on her knee"
    synonyms:steadystabilizepoiselevel 
  2. 2.
    offset or compare the value of (one thing) with another.
    "the cost of obtaining such information needs to be balanced against its benefits"
    synonyms:weigh, weigh up, compareevaluateconsiderassessappraise,judge 

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