weigh out

Definition of weigh out

:to measure and remove a certain weight of (something) :to separate (a portion of something that weighs a certain amount)
  • Would you weigh out 20 pounds of rice?
  • I weighed the portions out and distributed them.

Word by Word Definitions

weigh play
  1. : to ascertain the heaviness of by or as if by a balance

  2. : outweigh

  3. : counterbalance

  1. : way

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats


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