Meaning of “balance” - Learner’s Dictionary

balance

verb us uk /ˈbæləns/
Extra Examples
I was balancing a plate on my knees.I had to balance on one foot.My glass was balanced on the arm of the sofa.If you put your ams out it helps you to balance.Her cup was balanced precariously on the arm of the chair.
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)