Translation of "weigh" - English-Spanish dictionary

weigh

verb uk /weɪ/
weigh 200 g, 75 kg, 10 stone, etc.

B1 to have a weight of 200 g, 75 kg, 10 stone, etc.

pesar 200 g, 75 kg, 63.5 kg, etc.
How much do you weigh?
weigh 8 ounces, 100 pounds, 4 tons, etc.

to have a weight of 8 ounces, 100 pounds, 4 tons, etc.

pesar 8 onzas, 100 libras, 4 toneladas, etc.
Annie weighs 145 pounds.

to measure how heavy someone or something is

pesar
Can you weigh these apples for me?

(Translation of “weigh” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

weigh

verb /wei/

to find the heaviness of (something) by placing it on a scale

pesar(se)
He weighed himself on the bathroom scales
You must have your luggage weighed at the airport.

to be equal to in heaviness

pesar
This parcel weighs one kilo
How much / What does this box weigh?

to be a heavy burden to

cargar
She was weighed down with two large suitcases.
weight /weit/ noun

the amount which a person or thing weighs

peso
He’s put on a lot of weight (= got much fatter) over the years.

a piece of metal etc of a standard weight

peso
a seven-pound weight.

a heavy object, especially one for lifting as a sport

pesa
He lifts weights to develop his muscles.

burden; load

peso
You have taken a weight off my mind.

importance

peso
Her opinion carries a lot of weight.
weightless adjective

not affected by the earth’s gravity pull

ingrávido
The astronauts became weightless on going into orbit round the earth.
weightlessness noun

ingravidez
weighty adjective (comparative weightier, superlative weightiest)

important

de peso
a weighty reason.

heavy.

pesado
weightily adverb

pesadamente
weightiness noun

peso, importancia
weighing machine noun

a (public) machine for weighing people, loads etc; a scale

balanza
I weighed myself on the weighing machine at the train station.
weightlifting noun

the sport of lifting weights

halterofilia, levantamiento de pesas
(also adjective) a weightlifting champion.
weigh anchor

to lift a ship’s anchor in preparation for sailing.

levar anclas
weigh in phrasal verb

to find one’s weight before a fight, after a horse-race etc.

pesarse
weigh out phrasal verb

to measure out by weighing

pesar
He weighed out six kilos of sand.
weigh up phrasal verb

to calculate, estimate; to consider

ponderar, evaluar, sopesar
He weighed up his chances of success.

(Translation of “weigh” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)