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Spanish translation of “weigh”

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 He’s put on a lot of weight (= got much fatter) over the years. a piece of metal etc of a standard weight a seven-pound weight. a heavy object, especially one for lifting as a sport
pesa
He lifts weights to develop his muscles.
burden; load You have taken a weight off my mind. importance 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.
(Definition of weigh from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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