Definition Weigh

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Definition

to weigh: to determine how heavy something is
verb
Here are some expressions with weigh:
to weigh the options to evaluate the possibilities, the choices
to weigh against the opposite of "to favor"

Have you weighed yourself recently?

the weight: the measure of how heavy an object or person is
noun
Here are some expressions with weight:
the weight of the world all the problems on the planet
to gain weight to become fatter
worth its weight in gold rare, of great value

He said his weight was three hundred pounds, but he looked heavier.

a weight: a piece of metal with a specific mass, lifted in order to strengthen one's muscles
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: You are very thin; how much do you weigh?
US: Oh dear, I forgot to weigh my vegetables.

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