weigh up

verb

(tr, adverb) to make an assessment of (a person, situation, etc); judge

Nearby words

  1. weigh,
  2. weigh down,
  3. weigh in,
  4. weigh on,
  5. weigh one's words,
  6. weigh-in,
  7. weighbridge,
  8. weighman,
  9. weight,
  10. weight belt

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Examples from the Web for weigh up

  • "There's ten thousand dollars if there's an ounce," said the Company's man, and the weigh-up proved he was right.

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