—v., -anced, -anc•ing,
1. to outweigh: The opportunity overbalances the disadvantages of leaving town.
2. to cause to lose balance or to fall or turn over: He accidentally overbalanced a vase.
1. an excessive weight or amount.
2. something that more than balances or more than equals: An overbalance of imports depleted the country's treasury.
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