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o·ver·bal·ance

 (ō′vər-băl′əns)
v. o·ver·bal·anced, o·ver·bal·anc·ing, o·ver·bal·anc·es
v.tr.
1. To provide with more weight or quantity in one area than another: The coach overbalanced the line by putting more players on the right side.
2. To have greater weight or importance than: The idea's shortcomings are overbalanced by its strengths.
v.intr.
To lose one's balance.
n. (ō′vər-băl′əns)
Archaic An excess in weight or quantity.
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overbalance

vb
1. to lose or cause to lose balance
2. (tr) another word for outweigh
n
excess of weight, value, etc
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o•ver•bal•ance

(v. ˌoʊ vərˈbæl əns; n. ˈoʊ vərˌbæl əns)

v. -anced, -anc•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to outweigh.
2. to cause to lose balance or to fall or turn over.
n.
3. something that more than balances.
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overbalance


Past participle: overbalanced
Gerund: overbalancing

Imperative
overbalance
overbalance
Present
I overbalance
you overbalance
he/she/it overbalances
we overbalance
you overbalance
they overbalance
Preterite
I overbalanced
you overbalanced
he/she/it overbalanced
we overbalanced
you overbalanced
they overbalanced
Present Continuous
I am overbalancing
you are overbalancing
he/she/it is overbalancing
we are overbalancing
you are overbalancing
they are overbalancing
Present Perfect
I have overbalanced
you have overbalanced
he/she/it has overbalanced
we have overbalanced
you have overbalanced
they have overbalanced
Past Continuous
I was overbalancing
you were overbalancing
he/she/it was overbalancing
we were overbalancing
you were overbalancing
they were overbalancing
Past Perfect
I had overbalanced
you had overbalanced
he/she/it had overbalanced
we had overbalanced
you had overbalanced
they had overbalanced
Future
I will overbalance
you will overbalance
he/she/it will overbalance
we will overbalance
you will overbalance
they will overbalance
Future Perfect
I will have overbalanced
you will have overbalanced
he/she/it will have overbalanced
we will have overbalanced
you will have overbalanced
they will have overbalanced
Future Continuous
I will be overbalancing
you will be overbalancing
he/she/it will be overbalancing
we will be overbalancing
you will be overbalancing
they will be overbalancing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overbalancing
you have been overbalancing
he/she/it has been overbalancing
we have been overbalancing
you have been overbalancing
they have been overbalancing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overbalancing
you will have been overbalancing
he/she/it will have been overbalancing
we will have been overbalancing
you will have been overbalancing
they will have been overbalancing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overbalancing
you had been overbalancing
he/she/it had been overbalancing
we had been overbalancing
you had been overbalancing
they had been overbalancing
Conditional
I would overbalance
you would overbalance
he/she/it would overbalance
we would overbalance
you would overbalance
they would overbalance
Past Conditional
I would have overbalanced
you would have overbalanced
he/she/it would have overbalanced
we would have overbalanced
you would have overbalanced
they would have overbalanced
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overbalance - 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"
2.overbalance - cause to be off balance; "It is not desirable to overbalance the budget"
account, calculate - keep an account of
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overbalance

verb lose your balance, slip, tumble, tip over, topple over, take a tumble, lose your footing He overbalanced and fell headfirst.
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Translations
يَفْقِدُ تَوازُنَه
miste overbalancen
elveszti egyensúlyát
missa jafnvægiî
netekti pusiausvyros
zaudēt līdzsvaru
prevážiť sa
dengesini yitirmek

overbalance

[ˌəʊvəˈbæləns]
A. VI [person] → perder el equilibrio; [boat, car] → volcar
B. VT [+ person] → hacer perder el equilibrio; [+ thing] → hacer volcar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

overbalance

[ˌəʊvərˈbæləns] viperdre l'équilibre
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

overbalance

[ˌəʊvəˈbæləns]
1. visbilanciarsi
2. vtsbilanciare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

overbalance

(əuvəˈbaləns) verb
to lose balance and fall. He overbalanced on the edge of the cliff and fell into the sea below.
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References in classic literature ?
There were at the time as many reasons for the step as against it, and there was no overbalancing consideration to outweigh his invariable rule of abstaining when in doubt.
No more in her spiritual life than in carrying the hundredweights of grain was there a possibility of a misstep or an overbalancing. The feeling produced in me was uncanny.
She gaped, and leaned to one end of the sofa until, on the point of overbalancing' she recovered herself with a prodigious bounce.
But if you can draw your opponents into overbalancing, it won't matter how fast their PB was.
Except at that point he would also be overbalancing and about to fall out the window.
Anderson struck with the first ball of his second over, Brathwaite overbalancing as it hooped through the air and clattered leg stump.
The ball hit the side of his helmet and the overbalancing batsman dropped his bat which hit the stump before a dazed - looking Shehzad needed to be helped off the field.
Plus, as plants outgrow their pots, there's always a danger of overbalancing as well as roots needing more space.
The Sharks forward stunned fans as he not only prevented 18-stone team-mate Anton Bresler from landing on his head after overbalancing, but lifted him back over his own head to the ground.
Stott began to amble downhill in a rapid, rolling walk, overbalancing and then balancing again like some ingenious mechanism or a droll circus clown.
The heels throw a woman's weight forward and dramatically increase the risk of overbalancing, especially on hard surfaces.
They give you extra height and make your legs look longer and thinner, but unlike stilettos they come with a sturdy base so you can wave goodbye toworries of overbalancing in public.