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Translation of "weigh" - English-Spanish dictionary

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.
(Definition of weigh from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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