weightnounuk /weɪt/ us /weɪt/
weight noun (HEAVINESS)
- I'm afraid I'm not a very good advertisement for the diet since I've actually put on weight!
- Compute the ratio of the object's height to its weight.
- Don't tease him about his weight - it's cruel.
- My weight reduces when I stop eating sugar.
- The weight of the cathedral roof is carried by two rows of pillars.
weight noun (INFLUENCE)
weightverb [T]uk /weɪt/ us /weɪt/