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weigh1 British & World English

Find out how heavy (someone or something) is, typically using scales

weigh2 British & World English

Another way of saying under way.

weigh English Thesaurus

the vendor at our market weighs the vegetables carefully

weigh in British & World English

(Of a boxer or jockey) be officially weighed before or after a contest

weigh-in British & World English

An official or regular weighing of something or someone, for example of boxers before a fight

weigh on British & World English

Be depressing or burdensome to

weigh out British & World English

(Of a jockey) be weighed before a race

weigh-in New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(hyphen, two words as verb)

weigh into British & World English

Join in forcefully or enthusiastically

weigh anchor British & World English

(Of a ship) take up the anchor when ready to start sailing

weigh station British & World English

A roadside station where commercial vehicles are required to stop and be inspected, thus protecting the road from travel by overweight or unsafe vehicles

weigh a ton British & World English

Be extremely heavy

weigh in at British & World English

Be of (a specified weight)

weigh one's words British & World English

Carefully choose the way one expresses something

weigh someone down British & World English

Be heavy and cumbersome to someone

weigh someone/thing up British & World English

Carefully assess someone or something

weigh something out in weigh1 British & World English

Measure and take from a larger quantity of a substance a portion of a particular weight

weigh something against in weigh1 British & World English

Compare the importance of one factor with that of (another)

weigh in in weigh1 British & World English

(Of a boxer or jockey) be officially weighed before or after a contest

weigh on in weigh1 British & World English

Be depressing or burdensome to

weigh out in weigh1 British & World English

(Of a jockey) be weighed before a race

weigh into in weigh1 British & World English

Join in forcefully or enthusiastically

weigh anchor in anchor British & World English

(Of a ship) take up the anchor when ready to start sailing

reweigh British & World English

Weigh (something) again

weigh in at in weigh1 British & World English

Be of (a specified weight)

weigh someone/thing up in weigh1 British & World English

Carefully assess someone or something

weigh one's words in weigh1 British & World English

Carefully choose the way one expresses something

weigh someone down in weigh1 British & World English

Be heavy and cumbersome to someone

weighbridge British & World English

A machine for weighing vehicles, set into the ground to be driven on to

weigh or raise anchor in anchor British & World English

(Of a ship) take up the anchor when ready to start sailing

weigh someone down in weigh English Thesaurus

my waders and fishing gear weighed me down

weigh into someone in weigh English Thesaurus

he weighs into the tribunes with unmasked contempt


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