HyperDic: weigh

English > 5 senses of the word weigh:
VERBstativeweighhave a certain weight
communicationweigh, consider, countshow consideration for
stativeweigh, libratedetermine the weight of
stativeweigh, count, matterhave weight
stativeweigh, pressto be oppressive or burdensome
weigh > pronunciation
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English > weigh: 5 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningHave a certain weight.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
BroadermeasureHave certain dimensions
Similar toweigh, librateDetermine the weight of
Spanishpesar, ponderar
Catalanpesar, ponderar
English > weigh: 5 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningshow consideration for; take into account.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey weigh their earnings this year
Synonymsconsider, count
Spanishconsiderar, tener en cuenta
Nounsweighingcareful consideration
English > weigh: 5 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningDetermine the weight of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The butcher weighed the chicken"
NarrowerheftTest the weight of something by lifting it
Broaderquantify, measureExpress as a number or measure or quantity
Similar toweighHave a certain weight
Spanishpesar, ponderar
Catalanpesar, ponderar
Nounsweigheran official who weighs and records the weight
English > weigh: 5 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningHave weight; have import, carry weight.
PatternSomething ----s; It ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymscount, matter
Narrowerweigh, pressTo be oppressive or burdensome
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishcontar, importar, pesar
Catalancomptar, importar, pesar
English > weigh: 5 senses > verb 5, stative
MeaningTo be oppressive or burdensome.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"weigh heavily on the mind", "Something pressed on his mind"
Broadercount, matter, weighHave weight

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