From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44 [gcide]:
1. Equality of weight or force; hence, equilibrium; a state in which the two ends or sides of a thing are balanced, and hence equal; state of being equally balanced; -- said of moral, political, or social interests or forces.
From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:
37 Moby Thesaurus words for "equipoise": balance, ballast, coequality, coextension, consideration, correspondence, counterbalance, counterpoise, counterweight, equality, equation, equilibrium, equipollence, equiponderance, equity, equivalence, equivalency, equivalent, evenness, give-and-take, identity, justice, levelness, likeness, makeweight, offset, par, parallelism, parity, poise, proportion, quid pro quo, setoff, something of value, stasis, symmetry, tit for tat
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