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outweigh

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Pronunciation: /aʊtˈweɪ
 
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Definition of outweigh in English:

verb

[with object]
Be heavier, 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.
Synonyms
be heavier than
be greater than, exceed, be superior to, take precedence/priority over, prevail over, have the edge on/over, preponderate over, override, tip/turn the scales/balance against, supersede, offset, cancel out, (more than) make up for, outbalance, overbalance, compensate for, redress

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