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balance

(Amount in excess), noun carry-over, excess, extra, leftover, margin, oddments, overflow, overmeasure, overplus, overrun, oversupply, plus, reliquus, remainder, reeaining portion, remains, remnant, residual, residual porrion, residue, residuum, spare, superfluity, superfluousness, superplus, surfeit, surplus, surplusage
Associated concepts: balance due

balance

(Equality), noun analagousness, comparability, comparableness, comparativeness, correspondence, equalization, equation, equilibration, equipoise, equipollence, equiponderance, equivalence, homeostasis, level, libro, neutralization of forces, parity, stable equilibrium, state of equilibrium, symmetrical scales, symmetry
Associated concepts: balance account, balance of convennence, balance of hardship, balance sheet, balancing equities
See also: adjust, collation, comparison, compatibility, compensate, composure, coordinate, countervail, earnings, equipoise, fairness, moderation, neutralize, offset, overage, par, parity, proceeds, regularity, regulate, remainder, residual, sanity, stabilize, surplus, weigh

BALANCE, com. law. The amount which remains due by one of two persons, who have been dealing together, to the other, after the settlement of their accounts.
     2. In the case of mutual debts, the balance only can be recovered by the assignee of an insolvent, or the executor of a deceased person. But this mutuality must have existed at the time of the assignment by the insolvent, or at the death of the testator.
     3. The term general balance is sometimes used to signify the difference which is due to a party claiming a lien on goods in his hands, for work or labor done, or money expended in relation to those and other goods of the debtor. 3 B. & P. 485; 3 Esp. R. 268.

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I don't think the hospital will have any option to reject the patient [even] if there's a zero balance in the HSA," he said.