Beyond that, the justices also had to weigh whether an expansion of the federal-state Medicaid program amounted to coercion.
Now he has the ability to kind of weigh two sides and make somewhat of an education decision.
But public figures are not the only ones who need to weigh the costs and benefits of digital privacy clauses.
OK, nobody asked, but it seems appropriate for me to weigh in on one of the few issues I can actually be considered an expert on.
The authors also conducted a survey of their own, asking 460 business students to weigh in on hypothetical personnel decisions.
Nails and tacks will weigh about five ounces, and are always useful.
He was in no mood to weigh chances, either for himself or for his associates.
The springs used in the construction of the largest locomotives are big affairs and often weigh over 500 pounds.
But even so general a catastrophe could not weigh down the singer's spirits.
Miss Longestaffe was a girl possessing considerable discrimination, and was able to weigh her own possessions in just scales.
Old English wegan "find the weight of, have weight, lift, carry," from Proto-Germanic *weganan (cf. Old Saxon wegan, Old Frisian wega, Dutch wegen "to weigh," Old Norse vega, Old High German wegan "to move, carry, weigh," German wiegen "to weigh"), from PIE *wegh- "to move" (cf. Sanskrit vahati "carries, conveys," vahitram "vessel, ship;" Avestan vazaiti "he leads, draws;" Greek okhos "carriage;" Latin vehere "to carry, convey;" Old Church Slavonic vesti "to carry, convey;" Lithuanian vezu "to carry, convey;" Old Irish fecht "campaign, journey").
The original sense was of motion, which led to that of lifting, then to that of "measure the weight of." The older sense of "lift, carry" survives in the nautical phrase weigh anchor. Figurative sense of "to consider, ponder" (in reference to words, etc.) is recorded from mid-14c.