Definition of outweigh in English:


Syllabification: out·weigh
Pronunciation: /ˌoutˈwā


[with object]
1Be heavier than: Bob outweighed him by more than twenty-five pounds
1.1Be greater or more significant than: the advantages greatly outweigh the disadvantages
More example sentences
  • They see the disadvantages of doing so outweighing its advantages.
  • However, the NIH consensus panel notes that the benefits far outweigh the risks.
  • In fact, the benefits far outweigh the risks and will lead to improved health care.
be greater than, exceed, be superior to, prevail over, have the edge on/over, override, supersede, offset, cancel out, (more than) make up for, outbalance, compensate for

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