outweigh

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verb out·weigh \ˌau̇t-ˈwā\

Definition of outweigh

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to exceed in weight, value, or importance the advantages outweigh the disadvantages

Examples of outweigh in a sentence

  1. She outweighs her sister by 10 pounds.

  2. This issue outweighs all others in importance.

1534

First Known Use of outweigh

1534


OUTWEIGH Defined for English Language Learners

outweigh

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verb out·weigh \ˌau̇t-ˈwā\

Definition of outweigh for English Language Learners

  • : to be greater than (someone or something) in weight, value, or importance


OUTWEIGH Defined for Kids

outweigh

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verb out·weigh \au̇t-ˈwā\

Definition of outweigh for Students

outweighed

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outweighing

  1. :  to be greater than in weight or importance The benefits outweigh the disadvantages.



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