weight

Part of speech: verb

To add weight to; burden.

Part of speech: noun

The measure of the force with which bodies tend toward the earth's center.

Part of speech: noun

A definite mass used, as of metal in weighing.

Part of speech: noun

Any heavy mass; efficacy; preponderance; oppressiveness.

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Usage examples "weight":

  1. Sebastian's great name carried weight even here. - "Hilda Wade A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose", Grant Allen.
  2. " Well; she has thrown her weight against me with the King. - "Oddsfish!", Robert Hugh Benson.
  3. There was a certain dignity in his speech that gave it weight. - "The Bars of Iron", Ethel May Dell.