verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- to cause to become bowed under a weight: snow and ice weighing down the trees.
- to lower the spirits of; burden; depress: This predicament weighs me down.
- (of a boxer or wrestler) to be weighed by a medical examiner on the day of a bout.
- to be of the weight determined by such a weighing: He weighed in at 170 pounds.
- (of a jockey) to be weighed with the saddle and weights after a race.
- Informal. to offer an opinion, advice, support, etc., especially in a forceful or authoritative way: The chairman weighed in with an idea for the fundraiser.
- to be weighed with the saddle and weights before a race.
- to be of the weight determined by such a weighing.
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My doors weighed around 100 pounds each, so I found hinges that could support a bit more than that just to be safe.Build your own door and ascend to a higher level of DIY|Courtney Starr|November 20, 2020|Popular Science
More work is needed to weigh these differences and review the diversity of colugo species.On a cool night in Malaysia, scientists track mysterious colugos across the treetops|Yao-Hua Law|November 20, 2020|Science News
The number of new unemployment claims rose last week to 742,000, an increase of 31,000 from the previous week, as rising coronavirus cases have spurred a new wave of restrictions and closures begin to weigh on parts of the economy.Unemployment claims rise as pandemic shutdowns increase nationwide|Eli Rosenberg|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
ProPublica obtained internal testing videos and other documents that showed that Evenflo knew children weighing less than 40 pounds could be severely injured in side-impact crashes while seated in Big Kid boosters.House Subcommittee Says Proposed Booster Seat Safety Rules Fall Short|by Patricia Callahan|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
In other words, better connections help us weigh risks, make informed decisions on how to act, and curb our impulses.
I am not remotely embarrassed to relate he weighed just 9lb.
Neil deGrasse Tyson weighed in on what the epic film got wrong and right.Meet Kip Thorne, the Man Who Crafted the Artful Science of ‘Interstellar’|Asawin Suebsaeng|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When he next tried out for the varsity, he weighed 174 pounds and was faster than he had been on his arrival at West Point.How His West Point Football Experience Inspired Eisenhower|Nicolaus Mills|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, until now, I have not weighed in on the Michael Brown shooting—except peripherally.
Requiring more than 1,200 components, it weighed 648 pounds and had an initial price of $29,500.
The position was an awkward one, and Winthrope weighed thirty or forty pounds more than Miss Leslie.Into the Primitive|Robert Ames Bennet
He knew that Kenton had weighed all the chances, and the time for protest had passed.The Phantom of the River|Edward S. Ellis
They weighed anchor at night, and following morning made you, by threats, promise to steer them to the island.Dialstone Lane, Complete|W.W. Jacobs
The largest of these was evidently a patriarch, for although he was in rather poor condition he weighed 136 lbs.
Exhaust a weighed sample (in powder) with ether, and evaporate by the heat of a hot-water bath.