weigh translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "weigh" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /wei/
to find the heaviness of (something) by placing it on a scale
He weighed himself on the bathroom scales You must have your luggage weighed at the airport.
to be equal to in heaviness
This parcel weighs one kilo How much / What does this box weigh?
to be a heavy burden to
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
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
The astronauts became weightless on going into orbit round the earth.
weightlessness noun
weighty adjective ( comparative weightier, superlative weightiest) important
de peso
a weighty reason.
weightily adverb
weightiness noun
peso, importancia
weighing machine noun a (public) machine for weighing people, loads etc; a scale
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.
weigh out phrasal verb to measure out by weighing
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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