There are 2 translations of weight in Spanish:

weight1

Pronunciation: /weɪt/

n

  • 1 u c (mass, heaviness) peso (m) atomic weight peso atómico it's sold by weight se vende al peso or por peso just feel the weight of it tómale el peso the bag is 5kg in weight la bolsa pesa 5kg what weight are you? ¿cuánto pesas? what's its weight in pounds? ¿cuánto pesa en libras? it's quite a weight es bastante pesado what a weight! ¡qué pesado! cloth of winter/summer weight tela (f) de invierno/verano to gain o put on weight engordar, subir de peso to lose weight adelgazar*, perder* peso she put all her weight on the lever empujó la palanca con todas sus fuerzas don't put any weight on that table no pongas nada de peso sobre esa mesa to take the weight of sth soportar or aguantar el peso de algo the chair won't take your weight la silla no te va a aguantar or no va a aguantar tu peso sit down, take the weight off your feet siéntate y descansa un poco that has taken a weight off my mind eso me ha sacado un peso de encima to be worth one's weight in gold valer* su peso en oro to pull one's weight everyone will have to pull their weight cada uno tendrá que poner de su parte para sacar el trabajo adelante John isn't pulling his weight John no trabaja como debería to throw one's weight around mandonear [familiar/colloquial], prepotear (RPl) [familiar/colloquial] to throw one's weight behind sth apoyar algo con dedicación (before n) weight gain aumento (m) de peso weight limit límite (m) de peso weight loss pérdida (f) de peso
  • 2 u (importance, value) peso (m) the weight of evidence el peso de las pruebas to lend/add weight to sth darle* más peso a algo his views don't carry much weight with her ella no respeta mucho sus opiniones, para ella sus opiniones no cuentan mucho to give due weight to sth darle* la debida importancia a algo
  • 3 3.1 c (unit) peso (m) weights and measures pesos y medidas 3.2 u (system) peso (m) 3.3 c (for scales, clocks) pesa (f) an 8-oz weight una pesa de 8 onzas 3.4 c (heavy object) [Sport] pesa (f) you mustn't lift heavy weights no debe levantar cosas pesadas (before n) weight training entrenamiento (m) con pesas

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There are 2 translations of weight in Spanish:

weight2

vt

  • 1.1 (make heavier) darle* peso a; [fishing net] lastrar 1.2 (in statistics) (often pass) ponderar weighted average media (f) ponderada (f) weighted index índice (m) ponderado 1.3 (bias) to be weighted against/in favor of sb perjudicar*/favorecer* a algn

Phrasal verbs

weight down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 [tarpaulin/papers] sujetar con algo pesado 1.2 [body] (to make it sink) ponerle* un lastre a

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In Santiago, Chile, there are almost a dozen newspapers. The most important dailies are El Mercurio (www.elmercurio.cl), founded in 1900, La Nación, and La Tercera (www.tercera.cl).