balanced etymology

English word balanced comes from English balance

Detailed word origin of balanced

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
balance English (eng) (intransitive) To be in equilibrium.. (intransitive) To have matching credits and debits.. (nautical) To contract, as a sail, into a narrower compass.. (transitive) To bring (items) to an equipoise, as the scales of a balance by adjusting the weights.. (transitive) To compare in relative force, importance, value, etc.; to estimate.. (transitive) To hold (an object or objects) precariously; [...]
balanced English (eng) Containing elements in appropriate proportion; proportionately weighted on all dimensions and therefore unlikely to tip over.

Words with the same origin as balanced

Descendants of balance
balancing act balun