Definition of 'weigh'
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Example sentences containing 'weigh'
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New romance waits where items are weighed or measured. The Sun (2017)Regulatory costs weigh heavily on bank profitability. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This teeming mass weighs about three pounds and it is known as your microbiome. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Each weighed about the same as the average pet cat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)During the thousands of miles he still had to walk, the death weighed heavily. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It weighs a little more than 10 pounds. Smithsonian Mag (2017)A priority is to make the England shirt weigh less heavily on players. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We only considered the most massive ones, which weigh about 100 million solar masses or more. Smithsonian Insider (2017)The shrapnel weighs heavy in my pocket. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We are talking about identifying and weighing one grain of sand in a desert. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)That would have weighed heavily on him in these five hours. Christianity Today (2000)The outlook weighed a little on the pound and government borrowing costs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We wait to be weighed and measured before meeting the military men training us. The Sun (2008)Think about weighing food before cooking it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)History will soon weigh heavily in our pockets. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That much power in a car that weighs little more than a slipper? Times, Sunday Times (2007)We need to weigh and measure the models and ask them relevant questions. The Sun (2007)The privacy implications are also carefully weighed up. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He also said that bank lending fragility could still weigh heavily. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It could mean airliners that weigh little more than the fuel and passengers they carry. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The government has to weigh carefully the chances and risks of securing their freedom. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Did that financial pressure to succeed weigh heavily on you? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Her key pointers are to weigh and measure your food and always use fresh ingredients. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Not weighing the ingredients carefully when making cakes. The Sun (2013)These observations must now be considered and weighed in the balance against the undoubted harmful effects of screening. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Much has been made of the fear factor and how the shirt weighs heavy on our star players. The Sun (2010)But the more time you spend with it the more it begins to weigh heavy on your mind. The Sun (2010)The stone church weighs about 750 tonnes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Synonyms of 'weigh'
have a weight of, tip the scales at
measure the weight of, put someone or something on the scales, measure how heavy someone or something is
Trends of 'weigh'
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Translations for 'weigh'
British English: weigh /weɪ/ VERB
If someone or something weighs a particular amount, that is how heavy they are.
He weighs 19 stone.
- American English: weigh
- Arabic: يَزِنُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pesar
- Chinese: 称重量
- Croatian: težiti
- Czech: vážit
- Danish: veje
- Dutch: wegen
- European Spanish: pesar
- Finnish: painaa olla painoa
- French: peser
- German: wiegen
- Greek: ζυγίζω
- Italian: pesare
- Japanese: 重さが･･･ある
- Korean: 무게를 달다
- Norwegian: veie
- Polish: zważyć
- European Portuguese: pesar
- Romanian: a (se) cântări
- Russian: взвешивать
- Spanish: pesar determinar el peso
- Swedish: väga
- Thai: ชั่งน้ำหนัก
- Turkish: çekmek ağırlık
- Ukrainian: зважувати
- Vietnamese: cân
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