Definition of outweigh
: to exceed in weight, value, or importance the advantages outweigh the disadvantages
Examples of outweigh in a sentence
She outweighs her sister by 10 pounds.
This issue outweighs all others in importance.
First Known Use of outweigh
OUTWEIGH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of outweigh for English Language Learners
: to be greater than (someone or something) in weight, value, or importance
OUTWEIGH Defined for Kids
Definition of outweigh for Students
: to be greater than in weight or importance The benefits outweigh the disadvantages.
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