Translation of "balance" - English-Spanish dictionary

balance

noun uk /ˈbæl·əns/ us /ˈbæl·əns/

[ no plural ] a state in which weight is spread in such a way that something does not fall over

equilibrio
I lost my balance and fell off the bike.

the amount of money that you still have to pay, or that you have left to use

saldo
I always pay off the balance on my credit card each month.

[ no plural ] a state in which the correct amount of importance is given to each thing so that a situation is successful

equilibrio, término medio
It’s hard to find the right balance between doing too much exercise and not doing enough.
verb uk /ˈbæl·əns/ us /ˈbæl·əns/ present participle balancing, past tense and past participle balanced

to be in a position where you will not fall to either side, or to put something in this position

mantener(se) en equilibrio
She was trying to balance a book on her head.

to give the same amount of attention to each thing

buscar el equilibrio entre
I try to balance work and family commitments.

(Translation of “balance” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

balance

noun /ˈbӕləns/

a state of physical steadiness

equilibrio
The child was walking along the wall when he lost his balance and fell.

(business) the amount by which the two sides of a financial account (money spent and money received) differ

saldo
I have a balance (= amount remaining) of $100 in my bank account
a large bank balance.

a weighing instrument

balanza
a kitchen balance.

state of mental or emotional steadiness

equilibrio
The balance of her mind was disturbed.
balance of payments noun

(business) the difference between the amount of money which a country pays for imports and the amount it earns from exports

Balanza de Pagos
America’s balance of payments deficit.
balance sheet noun

(business) a paper showing a summary and balance of financial accounts

balance
Check the balance sheet for errors.
in the balance

in an undecided or uncertain state

estar pendiente de un hilo
Her fate is (hanging) in the balance.
off balance

not steady

sin equilibrio
He hit me while I was off balance.
on balance

having taken everything into consideration

considerándolo todo, tomando todo en consideración, teniéndolo todo en cuenta
On balance, I think Denise is a better tennis player than my sister.

(Translation of “balance” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)