Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun weight

8 senses of weight

Sense 1
weight -- (the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity)
       => physical property -- (any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions)

Sense 2
weight, free weight, exercising weight -- (sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms)
       => sports equipment -- (equipment needed to participate in a particular sport)

Sense 3
weight, weightiness -- (the relative importance granted to something; "his opinion carries great weight"; "the progression implied an increasing weightiness of the items listed")
       => importance -- (the quality of being important and worthy of note; "the importance of a well-balanced diet")

Sense 4
weight -- (an artifact that is heavy)
       => artifact, artefact -- (a man-made object taken as a whole)

Sense 5
weight -- (an oppressive feeling of heavy force; "bowed down by the weight of responsibility")
       => oppression, oppressiveness -- (a feeling of being oppressed)

Sense 6
system of weights, weight -- (a system of units used to express the weight of something)
       => system of measurement, metric -- (a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic)

Sense 7
weight unit, weight -- (a unit used to measure weight; "he placed two weights in the scale pan")
       => unit of measurement, unit -- (any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume")

Sense 8
weight, weighting -- ((statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance)
       => coefficient -- (a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic)

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

2 senses of weight

Sense 1
burden, burthen, weight, weight down -- (weight down with a load)
       => charge -- (fill or load to capacity; "charge the wagon with hay")

Sense 2
slant, angle, weight -- (present with a bias; "He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders")
       => bias, predetermine -- (cause to be biased)

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