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weights

noun
plural of weight

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1 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

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2 a special notice or importance given to something
  • put extra weight on the matter by putting it at the top of the agenda

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3 the main or greater part of something as distinguished from its subordinate parts
  • the weight of the evidence supports my conclusion

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4 the power to direct the thinking or behavior of others usually indirectly
  • as a critic he has great weight in the theater world

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weights

verb
present tense third-person singular of weight

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to place a weight or burden on
  • weighted the car with a ton of furniture and then headed off for college

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“Weights.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/weights. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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