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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)


overbalancev. t. 
  •  To exceed equality with; to outweigh.  Locke.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cause to lose balance or equilibrium.  [1913 Webster]
     Excess of weight or value; something more than an equivalent; as, an overbalance of exports.  J. Edwards.  [1913 Webster]


overbalance, v. & n.
1 tr. cause (a person or thing) to lose its balance and fall.
2 intr. fall over, capsize.
3 tr. outweigh.
1 an excess.
2 the amount of this.




VB make compensation, compensate, compense, indemnify, counteract, countervail, counterpoise, balance, outbalance, overbalance, counterbalance, set off, hedge, square, give and take, make up for, lee way, cover, fill up, neutralize, nullify, equalize, make good, redeem.


VB be superior, exceed, excel, transcend, outdo, outbalance, outweigh, outrank, outrival, out-Herod, pass, surpass, get ahead of, over-top, override, overpass, overbalance, overweigh, overmatch, top, o'ertop, cap, beat, cut out, beat hollow, outstrip, eclipse, throw into the shade, take the shine out of, outshine, put one's nose out of joint, have the upper hand, have the whip hand of, have the advantage, turn the scale, kick the beam, play first fiddle, preponderate, predominate, prevail, precede, take precedence, come first, come to a head, culminate, beat all others, bear the palm, break the record, take the cake, become larger, render larger.

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