1. [ adjective ] being in a state of proper balance or equilibrium

"the carefully balanced seesaw" "a properly balanced orchestra" "a balanced assessment of history" "a balanced blend of whiskeys" "the educated man shows a balanced development of all his powers"

Related terms: unbalanced poised harmonious well-balanced counterbalanced well-balanced stable
2. [ adjective ] (accounting) total debits and credits are equal

"the books looked balanced"

Related terms: accounting equal
Similar spelling:   balance