weigh

Part of speech: noun

Weigher.

Part of speech: verb

To find the weight of.

Part of speech: verb

To estimate the worth or importance of.

Part of speech: verb

To press upon heavily; burden.

Part of speech: verb

To lift up, as an anchor.

Part of speech: verb

To have a specified weight.

Part of speech: verb

To be of value; avail.

Part of speech: verb

To raise anchor.

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Usage examples "weigh":

  1. After you have taken off the skin and fat, weigh a pound and a half. - "Seventy-Five Receipts for Pastry Cakes, and Sweetmeats", Miss Leslie.
  2. Listen and weigh your words well before you answer. - "Marguerite de Valois", Alexandre Dumas.
  3. He seemed to hold every hill and valley fixed with his eye as in a vice, and to weigh the place and proportion of every thing as in a balance, on the firm line of his mouth. - "The Magician's Show Box and Other Stories", Lydia Maria Child.