Meaning of “balance” - Learner’s Dictionary

balance

verb uk us /ˈbæləns/
NOT FALL [ I, T ]

B2 to be in a position where you will not fall to either side, or to put something in this position:

She was trying to balance a book on her head.
IMPORTANCE [ T ]

B2 to give the correct amount of importance to each thing so that a situation is successful:

I struggle to balance work and family commitments.
balance the books/budget

to make sure that you do not spend more money than you get

(Definition of “balance verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)