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Significado de “weigh” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "weigh" - Diccionario Inglés

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weighverb

uk   us   /weɪ/
  • weigh verb (HEAVINESS)

B1 [L only + noun, T] to have a ​heaviness of a ​statedamount, or to ​measure the ​heaviness of an ​object: Yesterday a ​satellite weighing 15 ​tons was ​successfullyplaced in ​orbit. She weighs herself every ​week on the ​scales in the ​bathroom. Your ​luggage must be weighed before it is put on the ​aircraft.

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  • weigh verb (SHIP)

weigh anchor to ​lift the anchor (= a ​heavymetalobject) of a ​ship from under the ​water so that it can ​movefreely
(Definition of weigh from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "weigh" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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weighverb

 us   /weɪ/
  • weigh verb (SHOW WEIGHT)

to be ​pulled toward the ​earth with a ​particularforce that can be ​measured, or to ​measure this ​force in an ​object; to show an ​amount of ​weight: [L] The ​baby weighed six ​pounds, ten ​ounces at ​birth. [L] This ​table weighs a lot. [T] She weighs herself every ​morning.
  • weigh verb (INFLUENCE)

[I always + adv/prep] to have an ​influence: The ​factor that weighed most ​heavily in her ​favor was her ​record of ​success as a ​lawyer.
  • weigh verb (CONSIDER)

[T] to ​consider something ​carefully, esp. by ​comparingfacts or ​possibilities, in ​order to make a ​decision: The ​judge told the ​jury to weigh the ​facts and the ​evidence. You have to weigh the ​advantage of early ​graduation against the ​disadvantage of being ​younger than everyone ​else.
(Definition of weigh from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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weighverb [T]

uk   us   /weɪ/
to have a particular ​weight: The ​portablecalculator weighs 2 ​ounces.
to ​measure the ​weight of something: Your ​luggage must be weighed before it is put onto the ​aircraft.
to carefully consider something, especially by comparing facts or possibilities, in ​order to make a decision: weigh sth against sth The ​installation and ​operatingcosts have to be weighed against ​lostrevenue.weigh benefits/factors/risks The ​networkexecutives have to weigh all kinds of ​factors in their decisions.
(Definition of weigh from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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