Bedeutung von "weight" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch


noun [ no plural ] us /weɪt/

B1 how heavy someone or something is:

He’s about average in height and weight.

the quality of being heavy:

The shelf collapsed under the weight of the books.
lose weight

If someone loses weight, he or she becomes lighter and thinner:

You look thinner – did you lose weight?
put on/gain weight

If someone puts on weight or gains weight, they become heavier and fatter:

I put on a lot of weight when I lost my job.
gain weight

If someone gains weight, he or she becomes heavier and fatter:

I gained a lot of weight after I lost my job.

(Definition von "weight" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)