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Weigh meaning

weigh - 14 dictionary results

  1. 1. A corruption of Way, used only in the phrase under weigh.
  2. 2. To bear up; to raise; to lift into the air; to swing up; as, to weigh anchor.
  3. 3. To examine by the balance; to ascertain the weight of, that is, the force with which a thing tends to the center of the earth; to determine the heaviness, or quantity of matter of; as, to weigh sugar; to weigh gold.
  4. 4. To be equivalent to in weight; to counterbalance; to have the heaviness of.
  5. 5. To pay, allot, take, or give by weight.
  6. 6. To examine or test as if by the balance; to ponder in the mind; to consider or examine for the purpose of forming an opinion or coming to a conclusion; to estimate deliberately and maturely; to balance.
  7. 7. To consider as worthy of notice; to regard.
  8. 8. To have weight; to be heavy.
  9. 9. To be considered as important; to have weight in the intellectual balance.
  10. 10. To bear heavily; to press hard.
  11. 11. To judge; to estimate.
  12. 12. A certain quantity estimated by weight; an English measure of weight. See Wey.
  13. 13. To find the heaviness of; to be as heavy as: to raise: to ponder; consider.
  14. 14. To have weight; to press heavily.

weigh - examples of usage

  1. I weigh the wool before it goes out. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. The wind being to the eastward, we immediately got under weigh, and proceeded on our course down Channel. - "Paddy Finn", W. H. G. Kingston.
  3. Directly we were on board she got under weigh, and with a fair breeze we stood down Plymouth Sound. - "Paddy Finn", W. H. G. Kingston.
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