Meaning of “weigh” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb us uk /weɪ/
Extra Examples
The baby weighed just four pounds when she was born.He caught a salmon that weighed 5 pounds.The bowling ball must weigh between 6 and 12 pounds.Can you guess how much this bag weighs?The elephant was nearly 4 metres tall and weighed 5000 kilograms.
weigh 200g/75 kg/10 stone, etc

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

How much do you weigh?

B1 to measure how heavy someone or something is:

Can you weigh that piece of cheese for me?
She weighs herself every day.
CONSIDER [ T ] also UK weigh up

B2 to consider something carefully, especially in order to make a decision:

The jury must weigh the evidence.
He needs to weigh up the pros and cons of going to college.

(Definition of “weigh” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)