follow Dictionary.com

Write a Super Short Story to win an iPod!

counterweigh

[koun-ter-wey] /ˌkaʊn tərˈweɪ/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
1.
to counterbalance; counterpoise.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English countreweyen; see counter-, weigh
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for counter-weigh

counterweigh

/ˌkaʊntəˈweɪ/
verb
1.
another word for counterbalance
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for counterweigh

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for counter

9
12
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with counter-weigh