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1. weigh

verb. ['ˈweɪ'] have a certain weight.

Synonyms

  • measure

Antonyms

  • inconsequence
  • delay

Etymology

  • wegan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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How to spell weigh? Is it wiegh? Or wheigh? Common misspellings are:

  • wiegh
  • wheigh

Example sentences of the word weigh


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Bullfrogs can grow up to 8 inches in length, weigh up to 1.5 lbs.

2. Verb, base form
Place the square foot of carpet on a scale and weigh it in ounces.

Quotes containing the word weigh


1. My dear,Find what you love and let it kill you.Let it drain you of your all. Let it cling onto your back and weigh you down into eventual nothingness.Let it kill you and let it devour your remains.For all things will kill you, both slowly and fastly, but it’s much better to be killed by a lover.~ Falsely yours
- Charles Bukowski

2. Man, you weigh a freaking ton,"he told me. "What've you been eating, rocks?""Why, is your head missing some?"I croaked. His mouth almost quirked in a smile, and that's when I knew how upset he'd been
- James Patterson, The Angel Experiment

3. Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.
- Francis Bacon, The Essays

2. weigh

verb. ['ˈweɪ'] show consideration for; take into account.

Synonyms

  • count

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • standard

Etymology

  • wegan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. weigh

verb. ['ˈweɪ'] determine the weight of.

Synonyms

  • librate
  • measure
  • quantify

Antonyms

  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • Lady
  • noblewoman

Etymology

  • wegan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. weigh

verb. ['ˈweɪ'] have weight; have import, carry weight.

Synonyms

  • count
  • matter
  • press

Antonyms

  • criticize
  • suffer
  • converge
  • be well

Etymology

  • wegan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. weigh

verb. ['ˈweɪ'] to be oppressive or burdensome.

Synonyms

  • count
  • press

Antonyms

  • change
  • miss
  • differ

Etymology

  • wegan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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