counterweigh


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coun·ter·weigh

 (koun′tər-wā′)
intr. & tr.v. coun·ter·weighed, coun·ter·weigh·ing, coun·ter·weighs
To counterbalance or cause to counterbalance.

counterweigh

(ˌkaʊntəˈweɪ)
vb
another word for counterbalance

coun•ter•weigh

(ˌkaʊn tərˈweɪ)

v.t.
to counterbalance; counterpoise.
[1400–50]

counterweigh


Past participle: counterweighed
Gerund: counterweighing

Imperative
counterweigh
counterweigh
Present
I counterweigh
you counterweigh
he/she/it counterweighs
we counterweigh
you counterweigh
they counterweigh
Preterite
I counterweighed
you counterweighed
he/she/it counterweighed
we counterweighed
you counterweighed
they counterweighed
Present Continuous
I am counterweighing
you are counterweighing
he/she/it is counterweighing
we are counterweighing
you are counterweighing
they are counterweighing
Present Perfect
I have counterweighed
you have counterweighed
he/she/it has counterweighed
we have counterweighed
you have counterweighed
they have counterweighed
Past Continuous
I was counterweighing
you were counterweighing
he/she/it was counterweighing
we were counterweighing
you were counterweighing
they were counterweighing
Past Perfect
I had counterweighed
you had counterweighed
he/she/it had counterweighed
we had counterweighed
you had counterweighed
they had counterweighed
Future
I will counterweigh
you will counterweigh
he/she/it will counterweigh
we will counterweigh
you will counterweigh
they will counterweigh
Future Perfect
I will have counterweighed
you will have counterweighed
he/she/it will have counterweighed
we will have counterweighed
you will have counterweighed
they will have counterweighed
Future Continuous
I will be counterweighing
you will be counterweighing
he/she/it will be counterweighing
we will be counterweighing
you will be counterweighing
they will be counterweighing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been counterweighing
you have been counterweighing
he/she/it has been counterweighing
we have been counterweighing
you have been counterweighing
they have been counterweighing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been counterweighing
you will have been counterweighing
he/she/it will have been counterweighing
we will have been counterweighing
you will have been counterweighing
they will have been counterweighing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been counterweighing
you had been counterweighing
he/she/it had been counterweighing
we had been counterweighing
you had been counterweighing
they had been counterweighing
Conditional
I would counterweigh
you would counterweigh
he/she/it would counterweigh
we would counterweigh
you would counterweigh
they would counterweigh
Past Conditional
I would have counterweighed
you would have counterweighed
he/she/it would have counterweighed
we would have counterweighed
you would have counterweighed
they would have counterweighed
Translations

counterweigh

[ˌkaʊntəˈweɪ] VTcontrapesar
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