weight


weight

noun

Definition of WEIGHT

1
the amount that something weighs <because of a back condition, I'm not allowed to lift anything with a weight of over 10 pounds>
3
a mass or quantity of something taken up and carried, conveyed, or transported <those books are a heavy weight to have to carry around all day>
4
a special notice or importance given to something <put extra weight on the matter by putting it at the top of the agenda>
Antonyms de-emphasis
5
the main or greater part of something as distinguished from its subordinate parts <the weight of the evidence supports my conclusion>
6
the power to direct the thinking or behavior of others usually indirectly <as a critic he has great weight in the theater world>
7
the condition of having an excess of body fat <finally decided to do something about his weight and began a rigorous program of diet and exercise>

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