What is another word for counterpoise?

1551 synonyms found


[ kˈa͡ʊntəpˌɔ͡ɪz], [ kˈa‍ʊntəpˌɔ‍ɪz], [ k_ˈaʊ_n_t_ə_p_ˌɔɪ_z]

Counterpoise is a term that refers to an equal weight used to balance or counterbalance the weight of another object. There are several synonyms for the word that can be used to convey the same meaning. These include equalizer, counterweight, balance, equilibrium, stability, harmony, and symmetry. These words can be used in various contexts to describe the state of balance or counterbalance. For instance, the use of a counterweight in a mechanical device can be described as an equalizer or counterpoise. When describing a stable and well-balanced relationship between two entities, words such as harmony, equilibrium, symmetry, and stability may be used to express the same meaning as counterpoise.

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What are the hypernyms for Counterpoise?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Counterpoise?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for counterpoise?

Counterpoise is defined as a weight, force or influence that balances another, particularly in opposition. Antonyms for counterpoise include unbalance, imbalance, instability, uncertainty, inequality, asymmetry, and disproportion. These words describe a condition where something is not in equilibrium, lacks proper proportions, and is unpredictable. Unbalance refers to a state where two or more opposing forces are not of equal strength, leading to a lack of stability. On the other hand, instability implies a state of weakness, fragility, or volatility, where sudden changes might occur without warning. Inequality, disproportion, and asymmetry refer to disparities in sizes or quantities, while uncertainty denotes unpredictability or lack of conviction.

What are the antonyms for Counterpoise?

Usage examples for Counterpoise

Finally, it is admitted even by those who are most inclined to make light of the sentiment elicited by the late war, that all the States of the Atlantic seaboard are instinctively drawing together to counterpoise the growing predominance of the West.
"America To-day, Observations and Reflections"
William Archer
He was thus enabled to counterpoise his powerful opponents, Buccleuch and Fairnihirst, in their own country; and, after an unsuccessful attempt to surprise Jedburgh even these warm adherents of Mary relinquished her cause in despair.
"Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)"
Walter Scott
And if in providing National Opera for the people, we can assist in the higher education of the community, we may well ask those who object on the grounds I have named, to remember that "there is no felicity upon earth which carries not its counterpoise of misfortunes," and that the evils they fear are not inherent only to the stage, but also exist in almost every other walk of life.
"The Operatic Problem"
William Johnson Galloway

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