Remunerate vs Counterbalance - What's the difference?

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Remunerate is a related term of counterbalance.


As verbs the difference between remunerate and counterbalance

is that remunerate is to compensate; to pay while counterbalance is to apply weight in order to balance an opposing weight.

As a noun counterbalance is

(literally) a weight that is put in opposition to an equal weight so it keeps that in balance.

remunerate

English

Verb

  • To compensate; to pay.
  • Anagrams

    * renumerate ----

    counterbalance

    English

    (counterweight)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (literally) A weight that is put in opposition to an equal weight so it keeps that in balance.
  • (figuratively) A force or influence that balances, checks or limits an opposite one.
  • Synonyms

    * counterpoise * counterweight

    Verb

    (counterbalanc)
  • To apply weight in order to balance an opposing weight.
  • ''Big brother counterbalances his two siblings to the pound.
  • * Boyle
  • The remaining air was not able to counterbalance the mercurial cylinder.
  • To apply force in order to balance an opposite one.
  • ''Arm wrestling is undecided as long as the opponents counterbalance each-other
  • (figuratively) To match or equal in effect, but acting in opposition
  • ''The defenders' knowledge of the terrain roughly counterbalances the attackers' superior equipment
  • * Sir W. Hamilton
  • The study of mind is necessary to counterbalance and correct the influence of the study of nature.
  • *
  • A considerable effort has been made in these volumes to counterbalance this activity by introducing the student to the plants as living entities with a "life of their own," as Spruce put it.

    Synonyms

    * counteract * counterpoise * counterweight * equiponderate * offset

    Antonyms

    * outweigh * overcome * overpower