Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb weigh

5 senses of weigh

Sense 1
weigh -- (have a certain weight)
       => measure -- (have certain dimensions; "This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches")

Sense 2
consider, count, weigh -- (show consideration for; take into account; "You must consider her age"; "The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient")

Sense 3
weigh, librate -- (determine the weight of; "The butcher weighed the chicken")
       => quantify, measure -- (express as a number or measure or quantity; "Can you quantify your results?")

Sense 4
count, matter, weigh -- (have weight; have import, carry weight; "It does not matter much")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 5
weigh, press -- (to be oppressive or burdensome; "weigh heavily on the mind", "Something pressed on his mind")
       => count, matter, weigh -- (have weight; have import, carry weight; "It does not matter much")

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