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tr.v. out·bal·anced, out·bal·anc·ing, out·bal·anc·es
To exceed in influence or significance; outweigh.
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another word for outweigh
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(ˌaʊtˈbæl əns)

v.t. -anced, -anc•ing.
to outweigh.
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Past participle: outbalanced
Gerund: outbalancing

I outbalance
you outbalance
he/she/it outbalances
we outbalance
you outbalance
they outbalance
I outbalanced
you outbalanced
he/she/it outbalanced
we outbalanced
you outbalanced
they outbalanced
Present Continuous
I am outbalancing
you are outbalancing
he/she/it is outbalancing
we are outbalancing
you are outbalancing
they are outbalancing
Present Perfect
I have outbalanced
you have outbalanced
he/she/it has outbalanced
we have outbalanced
you have outbalanced
they have outbalanced
Past Continuous
I was outbalancing
you were outbalancing
he/she/it was outbalancing
we were outbalancing
you were outbalancing
they were outbalancing
Past Perfect
I had outbalanced
you had outbalanced
he/she/it had outbalanced
we had outbalanced
you had outbalanced
they had outbalanced
I will outbalance
you will outbalance
he/she/it will outbalance
we will outbalance
you will outbalance
they will outbalance
Future Perfect
I will have outbalanced
you will have outbalanced
he/she/it will have outbalanced
we will have outbalanced
you will have outbalanced
they will have outbalanced
Future Continuous
I will be outbalancing
you will be outbalancing
he/she/it will be outbalancing
we will be outbalancing
you will be outbalancing
they will be outbalancing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outbalancing
you have been outbalancing
he/she/it has been outbalancing
we have been outbalancing
you have been outbalancing
they have been outbalancing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outbalancing
you will have been outbalancing
he/she/it will have been outbalancing
we will have been outbalancing
you will have been outbalancing
they will have been outbalancing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outbalancing
you had been outbalancing
he/she/it had been outbalancing
we had been outbalancing
you had been outbalancing
they had been outbalancing
I would outbalance
you would outbalance
he/she/it would outbalance
we would outbalance
you would outbalance
they would outbalance
Past Conditional
I would have outbalanced
you would have outbalanced
he/she/it would have outbalanced
we would have outbalanced
you would have outbalanced
they would have outbalanced
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.outbalance - weigh more heavily; "these considerations outweigh our wishes"
dominate, predominate, prevail, reign, rule - be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"
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