Definition of 'weight'

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Example sentences containing 'weight'

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She has shed more than half her body weight and is glowing with health and happiness. The Sun (2016)Light or heavy weights for strength gains? Times, Sunday Times (2016)She says that he bullied her about her weight. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The handicapper could easily have given her more weight. The Sun (2016)But it has a nice chunky appearance and it feels like the weight of quality. The Sun (2016) Great weight had to be attached to the nature of the offences involved. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The best way to lose weight is to make a lifestyle change. The Sun (2017)The weights favour my fancy and this track should suit her better. The Sun (2016)To move, transfer the weight from one foot to the other. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Ed suffers under weight of expectation Isn't public life unfair? Times, Sunday Times (2017)Will lifting heavy weights really make you bulky? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Tell him he can come back if he pulls his weight but give him specific chores. The Sun (2007)You can lose weight and not feel hungry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Weight gain is one of the laws of nature. Kowalski, Robert E The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)Whether juries are right to put such weight on this is another matter. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Weight battles are something this country knows all about. The Sun (2013)Perhaps time will be a better measure than weight. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She looked as if she was trying to lift some enormous weight. Frances Hodgson Burnett A Little Princess (1905)Too much fat can lead to weight gain and poor health. Colette Harris, With Theresa Cheung PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)Its principal use is to link two sentences of equal weight to make one. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The weights favour my fancy as does the return to soft ground. The Sun (2012)We really do fight above our weight. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Shareholders are right to attach some weight to dividends. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Losing weight has changed me inside and out. The Sun (2012)Your weight loss and exercise will help you be fitter and healthier. The Sun (2010)My body weight was suspended dangerously against it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Well weighted on that form and looks a strong stayer. The Sun (2016)She felt that it was a great weight suddenly thrown upon her shoulders. Elizabeth Gaskell North and South (1855)The weight of expectation can either spit you out or make you. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Extra weight and pressure can also weaken the pelvic floor muscles and damage the bladder nerves. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Zinc is an important nutrient for weight loss. Colette Harris, With Theresa Cheung PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)This is a king visibly burdened by the weight of his crown, who evokes real pathos. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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Translations for 'weight'

British English: weight /weɪt/ NOUN
person, object The weight of a person or thing is how heavy they are, measured in units such as kilos or pounds.
What is your height and weight?
  • American English: weight
  • Arabic: وَزْن
  • Brazilian Portuguese: peso
  • Chinese: 重量
  • Croatian: težina
  • Czech: hmotnost
  • Danish: vægt tyngde
  • Dutch: gewicht
  • European Spanish: peso
  • Finnish: paino
  • French: poids
  • German: Gewicht
  • Greek: βάρος
  • Italian: peso
  • Japanese: 重さ
  • Korean: 무게
  • Norwegian: vekt
  • Polish: waga ciężar
  • European Portuguese: peso
  • Romanian: greutate
  • Russian: вес
  • Latin American Spanish: peso
  • Swedish: vikt
  • Thai: น้ำหนัก
  • Turkish: ağırlık
  • Ukrainian: вага
  • Vietnamese: trọng lượng
British English: weight VERB
If you weight something, you make it heavier by adding something to it, for example in order to stop it from moving easily.
It can be sewn into curtain hems to weight the curtain and so allow it to hang better.
  • American English: weight
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ponderar
  • Chinese: 加重量于
  • European Spanish: darle peso
  • French: alourdir
  • German: beschweren
  • Italian: rendere più pesante
  • Japanese: おもりをつける
  • Korean: 무겁게 하다
  • European Portuguese: ponderar
  • Latin American Spanish: darle peso
British English: weight NOUN
for exercising Weights are objects that weigh a known amount and that people lift as a form of exercise.
I was in the gym lifting weights.
  • American English: weight
  • Brazilian Portuguese: peso
  • Chinese: 哑铃
  • European Spanish: pesa
  • French: poids
  • German: Gewicht
  • Italian: peso
  • Japanese: >ウェイトウェイトトレーニングなどに使う
  • Korean: 웨이트
  • European Portuguese: peso
  • Latin American Spanish: pesa


Definition of weight from the Collins English Dictionary
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