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Definition of weigh:

  1. A certain quantity estimated by weight; an English measure of weight. See Wey.
  2. A corruption of Way, used only in the phrase under weigh.
  3. To be considered as important; to have weight in the intellectual balance.
  4. To be equivalent to in weight; to counterbalance; to have the heaviness of.
  5. To bear heavily; to press hard.
  6. To bear up; to raise; to lift into the air; to swing up; as, to weigh anchor.
  7. To consider as worthy of notice; to regard.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. To have weight; to be heavy.
  11. To judge; to estimate.
  12. To pay, allot, take, or give by weight.

Synonyms:

look at, conceive, sadden, fight, pull, librate, chew on, signify, agitate, view, count, beseech, turn over, conjure, numerate, number, consult, contract, iron, counterbalance, confer, squeeze, push, take, happy, import, deject, press out, campaign, compress, adjure, show, bet, constrict, deal, scale, mull, depress, entertain, balance, compact, burden, important, press, entreat, dispirit, consider, look, oppress, think out, weight-lift, matter, revolve, iron out, bid, ruminate, crusade, regard, depend, tell, register, urge, urge on, moot, see, weightlift, believe, think over, think through, excogitate, exhort.

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