Definition of Balances

1. Noun. (plural of balance) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of balance) ¹

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Definition of Balances

1. balance [v] - See also: balance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balances

balanced bite
balanced budget
balanced chromosome
balanced diet
balanced lethal system
balanced occlusion
balanced polymorphism
balanced stock
balanced translocation
balances (current term)
balances of trade
balancing act
balancing acts
balancing contact
balancing occlusal surface
balancing selection
balancing side
balancing side condyle

Literary usage of Balances

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"The remaining /1734,000.000 represented balances held in London by overseas ... These balances represent, to a great extent, the day-to-day working balances ..."

2. The Parliamentary Debatesby Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament by Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament (1821)
"EICHE in England ;—Arrears and Current balances, due on 5th January 1830. ... Ditto in Ireland ;—balances of deceased and dismissed Collectors, 5th January, ..."

3. Railway Economy: A Treatise on the New Art of Transport, Its Management by Dionysius Lardner (1850)
"At the close of each month, these several accounts between the clearing-house and the companies respectively are balanced. In some of these the balances are ..."

4. Practical Bank Operation by Loyd Helvetius Langston, First National City Bank of New York (1921)
"When the proof is completed the manager reads the balances in thousands of dollars. These balances are kept by the settling clerks to serve as a general ..."

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