- n1. scale, scales, steelyard, measure; beam, lever.2. equilibrium, equipoise, equipollence, equipollen-cy, equiponderance, equiponderancy; equivalence, equality, parity, par; equalization, uniformity, symmetry.3. poise, composure, aplomb, steadiness, evenness, stability, consistency; assurance, confidence, self-assurance, self-confidence, self-possession, self-command; self-restraint, self-control, collectedness; equanimity, calmness, cool, coolness, sang-froid, imperturbability; sedateness, staidness, dispassion; levelheadedness, prudence, common sense, discretion; sobriety, sanity, reason, presence of mind, rationality; sagacity, wisdom, sapience, judiciousness, judgment; perspicacity, discernment, acumen, long-headedness.4. counterpoise, counterbalance, counterweight, countercheck; weight, stabilizer, equalizer, neutralizer, makeweight, ballast; compensation, offset, Latin, quid pro quo. recompense, requital, Literary. guerdon.5. estimation, valuation, appraisal, assessment, appreciation, rating; weighing, consideration, ponder-ance, reckoning.6. remainder, rest, difference, residue, residuum; surplus, extra, excess, overplus, superfluity; remains, remnants, relics, leavings.7. in the balanceat the turning point, at the crisis, at the critical point, at zero hour, in hinge, at the juncture.v8. equalize, poise, stabilize, steady, level, even, square; countervail, counteract, countercheck, counterbalance, Naut. trim; compensate, offset, requite, Literary. guerdon; match, Sports. tie, equal, parallel, correspond, accord, harmonize.9. arrange, adjust, proportion, align; range, order, array, Mil. dress; straighten, line up, collimate, draw up.10. estimate, valuate, value, compare, assess, appraise, rate; weigh, ponder, consider, deliberate; reflect, muse, ruminate.11.Accounting. total, tally, sum up, tot up, add up, count up; figure, compute, calculate, cipher, foot up; square, equate, settle, reckon.12. waver, hesitate, sway, hover, falter, Archaic. demur; wobble, teeter, totter, rock, shake, quaver; vacillate, shilly-shally, dillydally, blow hot and cold, seesaw; oscillate, fluctuate, alternate, Inf. straddle, tergiversate.
A Note on the Style of the synonym finder. 2014.