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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To use a scale to find out how heavy a thing is.

Usage examples (39)
  • All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
  • weigh heavily on the mind
  • "And what think you, miserable fool, shall your word weigh against mine?"
  • After a few years of wear-and-tear, let us say that some coins weigh only 0.9 oz. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Another word that sounds like "weigh" which means to use a scale to measure how heavy something is, is "way" which means a road or path.
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