verb (used with object)
Origin of outweigh
Examples from the Web for outweigh
Caulkins suggests that the current failures of prohibition are “overstated” and that the benefits may outweigh the costs.Economists Slam the War on Drugs in a New London School of Economics Report|Abby Haglage|May 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For patients who have already been treated, however, the potential benefit as a follow-up therapy may outweigh the risks.
Meaning the good of these drones—below 400 feet or otherwise—is likely to outweigh the bad.
John Avlon on why it's time for the common good to outweigh partisan concerns.
The wages these jobs inject into the economy more than outweigh the impact of the payroll-tax increase and the sequester.No Matter How Crazy Washington Is, Americans Can’t Stop Shopping|Daniel Gross|March 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And very soon the mere thought of something ugly becomes enough to outweigh the actual presence of something beautiful.Laurus Nobilis|Vernon Lee
The sentiments expressed were not allowed to outweigh the casual or concerted resemblance of voice.Wieland; or The Transformation|Charles Brockden Brown
Surely, a Compliment so uniform and tasteful must more than outweigh his teasing and banter with the amiable subjects of both.
However, the similarities so outweigh the dissimilarities that it is an identification.Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Yet it could not outweigh his natural and legitimate satisfaction that day.Second String|Anthony Hope