Translation of "weight" - English-Spanish dictionary

weight

noun [ no plural ] uk /weɪt/ us /weɪt/

B1 how heavy someone or something is

peso
He’s about average height and weight.

the quality of being heavy

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

If someone loses weight, they become lighter and thinner.

perder peso, adelgazar
You look thinner – have you lost weight?
put on/gain weight

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

ganar peso, engordar
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.

ganar peso, engordar
I gained a lot of weight after I lost my job.
pull your weight

to work as hard as other people in a group

trabajar lo que se debe
The rest of the team complained that Sarah wasn’t pulling her weight.

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