from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To counterbalance or cause to counterbalance.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To act as counterbalance (against something).
- v. To counterbalance; to balance out.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To weigh against; to counterbalance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To weigh against; counterbalance; counterpoise.
- To have a counterbalancing effect.
The news from the company wasn't enough to counterweigh the overall bad market, as Wal-Mart shares fell 2.6%, or $1.32, to close at $50.40.
That having been said, the idea has merits, although I would counterweigh it with a Hall of??? to offset the Hall of Shame.
In page after relentless page he shows that the horrible confinement of these smart and resourceful creatures, and the endless attempt to fatten and pacify them with hormones, laxatives, antibiotics, and swirls of rendered pigs recycled into their own swill (and then to use other treatments to counterweigh the unintended consequences of the original ones), are far worse than we had suspected.
However, this recent movement did not have sufficient weight to counterweigh the rights of other children and their self-proclaimed parents.
He so chastened his harshness with mercy, that he seemed to counterweigh the one with the other.
English Government be so enabled to avail themselves of this maritime superiority, as to counterweigh against the continental predominance of the French Emperor?
Remember, that started with protectionism in Europe basically to counterweigh ph our duties on Chinese products that created an opportunity for European manufacturers to jack up prices.
This actually had helped to counterweigh not only the Greek worries but also the Goldman's case.
Chubais 'closest deputy, Leonid Gozman, was to become the vice chairman of the party to counterweigh liberal Belykh.
It’s basically the parent’s job, that’s right, but they have to counterweigh probably not the correct word but you’ll get the idea a lot these days.