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1. weight

noun. ['ˈweɪt'] the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity.

Synonyms

  • body weight
  • poundage
  • weightiness
  • dead weight
  • physical property
  • heaviness
  • weightlessness
  • light
  • throw-weight
  • tare
  • heavy

Antonyms

  • lightness
  • heaviness
  • heavy
  • middle

Etymology

  • wiht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word weight


1. Noun, singular or mass
For many women, the desire to have children is a major motivation to lose weight.

2.
Adjective
Rapid
weight** loss is another benefit when combined with a healthy eating plan.

Quotes containing the word weight


1. Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living.
- Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

2. I used to be really cute. I could send you earlier photos where I'm stunning. But I've gained about twenty pounds over the past two years, and the more weight I've put on, the more success I've had. If you drew a diagram of weight gain and me getting more work, a mathematician would draw some conclusions from that.
- Zach Galifianakis

3. One of the things I like best about 'Biggest Loser' is being around people who are trying to make the right choices. When you feel defeated about your weight and your health, like there's no hope, and you still make the choice to fight for it, to make the change happen no matter what people say or think, that's inspiring to me.
- Alison Sweeney

2. weight

noun. ['ˈweɪt'] the relative importance granted to something.

Synonyms

  • weightiness

Antonyms

  • first
  • opening

Etymology

  • wiht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. weight

noun. ['ˈweɪt'] sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms.

Synonyms

  • barbell
  • free weight
  • sports equipment
  • dumbbell

Antonyms

  • unbreakable
  • unmalicious
  • artifact
  • beginning

Etymology

  • wiht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. weight

noun. ['ˈweɪt'] an artifact that is heavy.

Synonyms

  • counterweight
  • equalizer
  • makeweight
  • burden
  • equaliser
  • load
  • artefact
  • paperweight
  • counterpoise
  • bob
  • artifact
  • loading
  • sinker
  • counterbalance

Antonyms

  • accompanied
  • robust
  • strong
  • rugged

Etymology

  • wiht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. weight

noun. ['ˈweɪt'] an oppressive feeling of heavy force.

Synonyms

  • oppressiveness

Antonyms

  • best
  • alterable

Etymology

  • wiht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. weight

verb. ['ˈweɪt'] present with a bias.

Synonyms

  • bias
  • slant
  • predetermine

Antonyms

  • custom-made
  • stand still
  • unloading
  • dullness

Etymology

  • wiht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. weight

verb. ['ˈweɪt'] weight down with a load.

Synonyms

  • burden
  • saddle
  • charge
  • overburden
  • plumb
  • burthen

Antonyms

  • unburden
  • sorrow
  • dysphoria
  • awkwardness

Etymology

  • wiht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. weight

noun. ['ˈweɪt'] a unit used to measure weight.

Synonyms

  • cattie
  • obolus
  • apothecaries' unit
  • tael
  • tod
  • unit of measurement
  • rotl
  • picul
  • apothecaries' weight
  • frail
  • welterweight
  • weight unit
  • catty
  • arroba
  • oka
  • troy unit
  • crith
  • unit
  • maund
  • last

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • nascent
  • unbalance
  • radial asymmetry

Etymology

  • wiht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. weight

noun. ['ˈweɪt'] (statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance.

Synonyms

  • weighting

Antonyms

  • present
  • low

Etymology

  • wiht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. weight

noun. ['ˈweɪt'] a system of units used to express the weight of something.

Synonyms

  • avoirdupois weight
  • troy
  • system of measurement
  • system of weights
  • metric
  • avoirdupois

Antonyms

  • disproportion
  • inequality
  • disequilibrium
  • imbalance

Etymology

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