reweigh

verb re·weigh \ (ˌ)rē-ˈwā \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reweigh

reweighed; reweighing
: to weigh (something or someone) again: such as
a : to take a new measurement of the heaviness of (something or someone)
  • took out two oranges and reweighed the bag
  • Those babies not regaining their birth weight by day 10 were reweighed at 2 weeks of age.
  • —P. D. Macdonald et al.
b : to evaluate or consider (something) again
  • reweighed the evidence
  • … agonized over the advice, weighing and reweighing the pros and cons.
  • —Barbara Gill

First Known Use of reweigh

1622

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