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British English: /weɪt/
American English: /weɪt/

Translation of weight in Italian:


  • 1 (heaviness) to put on, lose weight
    mettere su, perdere peso
    to be under, over 1 kilo in weight
    pesare meno, più di 1 chilo
    by weight
    a peso
    what is your weight? to be twice somebody's weight
    pesare il doppio di qualcuno
    they're the same weight
    hanno lo stesso peso o pesano uguale
    to put one's full weight on, against something
    appoggiare tutto il proprio peso su, contro qualcosa
    to put one's full weight behind a blow he's quite a weight!
    è pesantuccio!
  • 3 (object of a fixed heaviness) a 25 gramme weight
    un peso da 25 grammi
    to lift weights
    sollevare pesi
    what a weight!
    che peso!
    the weight of responsibility
    il peso della responsabilità
    to sink under the weight of something [figurative]
    crollare sotto il peso di qualcosa
    to carry weight
    avere un handicap
  • 4 [figurative] (credibility, influence) of some intellectual weight
    di un certo peso intellettuale
    to add o give o lend weight to something
    dare peso a qualcosa
    not to carry much weight
    non avere molto peso (with per)
    what she says carries weight
    quello che dice è importante (with per)
    to add one's weight to something
    esercitare la propria influenza in favore di qualcosa
    to throw one's weight behind something
    sostenere qualcosa con forza
  • 5 [figurative] (importance, consideration)to give due weight to a proposal
    dare la giusta importanza a una proposta
    to give equal weight to
    dare la stessa importanza a

transitive verb

  • 1 (put weights)
    on appesantire (net, hem, dart, arrow, boat)
  • 2 (bias)to weight something against somebody, something
    dare peso a qualcosa a scapito di qualcuno, qualcosa
    to weight something in favour of somebody, something
    dare peso a qualcosa a vantaggio di qualcuno, qualcosa
  • 3 (in statistics)
    pesare (index, variable, average, figure)


by (sheer) weight of numbers

solo per superiorità numerica

to be a weight off one's mind

essere motivo di sollievo

to pull one's weight

to take the weight off one's feet


to throw one's weight about o around

Phrasal verbs

weight down:

weight down [something], weight [something] down
tenere fermo (paper, sheet) (with con)
inzavorrare (body)
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