counterpoise - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive]  /ˈkaʊntə(r)ˌpɔɪz/
present tense
I/you/we/theycounterpoise
he/she/itcounterpoises
present participlecounterpoising
past tensecounterpoised
past participlecounterpoised
  1. 1
    to balance one thing against another whose effect is equal and opposite, thus preventing it from having too much influence
    +against/by/with:

    Technology education should not be counterpoised against liberal education, as if they were rivals.

  2. 2
    to balance one weight against another weight