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v. e·quil·i·brat·ed, e·quil·i·brat·ing, e·quil·i·brates
To be in or bring about equilibrium.
To maintain in or bring into equilibrium.

e·quil′i·bra′tion n.
e·quil′i·bra·to′ry (-brə-tôr′ē) adj.


(ˌiːkwɪˈlaɪbreɪt; ɪˈkwɪlɪˌbreɪt)
to bring to or be in equilibrium; balance
[C17: from Late Latin aequilībrāre, from aequilībris in balance; see equilibrium]
equilibration n
equilibrator n


(ɪˈkwɪl əˌbreɪt, ˌi kwəˈlaɪ breɪt, ˌɛk wə-)

v. -brat•ed, -brat•ing. v.t.
1. to balance equally; keep in equipoise or equilibrium.
2. to be in equilibrium with; counterpoise.
3. to be in equilibrium; balance.
[1625–35; < Late Latin]
e•quil`i•bra′tion, n.
e•quil′i•bra`tor, n.


Past participle: equilibrated
Gerund: equilibrating

I equilibrate
you equilibrate
he/she/it equilibrates
we equilibrate
you equilibrate
they equilibrate
I equilibrated
you equilibrated
he/she/it equilibrated
we equilibrated
you equilibrated
they equilibrated
Present Continuous
I am equilibrating
you are equilibrating
he/she/it is equilibrating
we are equilibrating
you are equilibrating
they are equilibrating
Present Perfect
I have equilibrated
you have equilibrated
he/she/it has equilibrated
we have equilibrated
you have equilibrated
they have equilibrated
Past Continuous
I was equilibrating
you were equilibrating
he/she/it was equilibrating
we were equilibrating
you were equilibrating
they were equilibrating
Past Perfect
I had equilibrated
you had equilibrated
he/she/it had equilibrated
we had equilibrated
you had equilibrated
they had equilibrated
I will equilibrate
you will equilibrate
he/she/it will equilibrate
we will equilibrate
you will equilibrate
they will equilibrate
Future Perfect
I will have equilibrated
you will have equilibrated
he/she/it will have equilibrated
we will have equilibrated
you will have equilibrated
they will have equilibrated
Future Continuous
I will be equilibrating
you will be equilibrating
he/she/it will be equilibrating
we will be equilibrating
you will be equilibrating
they will be equilibrating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been equilibrating
you have been equilibrating
he/she/it has been equilibrating
we have been equilibrating
you have been equilibrating
they have been equilibrating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been equilibrating
you will have been equilibrating
he/she/it will have been equilibrating
we will have been equilibrating
you will have been equilibrating
they will have been equilibrating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been equilibrating
you had been equilibrating
he/she/it had been equilibrating
we had been equilibrating
you had been equilibrating
they had been equilibrating
I would equilibrate
you would equilibrate
he/she/it would equilibrate
we would equilibrate
you would equilibrate
they would equilibrate
Past Conditional
I would have equilibrated
you would have equilibrated
he/she/it would have equilibrated
we would have equilibrated
you would have equilibrated
they would have equilibrated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.equilibrate - bring to a chemical stasis or equilibrium
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
2.equilibrate - bring into balance or equilibrium; "She has to balance work and her domestic duties"; "balance the two weights"
complement - make complete or perfect; supply what is wanting or form the complement to; "I need some pepper to complement the sweet touch in the soup"
match, fit - make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater"
balance, poise - hold or carry in equilibrium
counterbalance, even off, even out, even up, compensate, correct, make up - adjust for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
cancel, offset, set off - make up for; "His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"
countervail, offset - compensate for or counterbalance; "offset deposits and withdrawals"
balance - be in equilibrium; "He was balancing on one foot"
trim - balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces; "trim an airplane"


vt. equilibrar, balancear.
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