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weigh /wei/
  • danh từ
    • (hàng hi) under weigh đang đi, dọc đường
    • ngoại động từ
      • cân
        • to weigh a parcel: cân một cái gói
      • cầm, nhấc xem nặng nhẹ
        • to weigh a stone in the hand: cầm hòn đá trong tay xem nặng nhẹ
      • cân nhấc, đắn đo
        • to weigh one's words: đắn đo lời nói
        • to weigh the pros and cons: cân nhắc lợi hại
        • to weigh anchor: nhổ neo
    • nội động từ
      • cân nặng, nặng
        • to weigh light: cân nhẹ
        • to weigh five tons: nặng năm tấn
      • cân, được cân
        • many chemicals weigh on precision scales: nhiều chất hoá học được cân trên cân tiểu ly
      • có trọng lượng, có tác dụng, có nh hưởng; có tầm quan trọng lớn
        • an accusation without evidence does not weigh much: lời buộc tội không có chứng cớ thì không có tác dụng
      • đè nặng, ám nh, day dứt
        • these worries weighed upon his mind: những nỗi lo nghĩ này đè nặng lên tâm trí hắn
      • to weigh down
        • đè nặng lên (qu..., lên cành cây); làm nghiêng, làm lệch (cán cân); nặng hn (một vật khác)
      • đập tan (lập luận); đè bẹp, áp đo (kẻ thù)
      • làm cho mệt nhọc; làm cho bối rối, làm cho lo âu
        • weighed down with sorrow: lòng đầy phiền muộn
      • to weigh in
        • (thể dục,thể thao) được cân trước khi đua (dô kề)
      • to weigh in with
        • viện ra một cách đắc thắng (lý lẽ, sự kiện...)
      • to weigh out
        • cân (từng tí một)
      • to weigh out butter, sugar for a cake: cân b, đường để làm bánh
      • (thể dục,thể thao) được cân sau khi đua (dô kề)
    Concise Dictionary
    +have a certain weight
    +show consideration for; take into account
    +determine the weight of
    +have weight; have import, carry weight
    +to be oppressive or burdensome

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 Sometimes, weigh in at or out at. Colloq tip the scales at:
    The sailboard weighed in at 250 pounds. I weigh more than I should.
    2 consider, ponder, contemplate, think on or over or about, mull over, turn over in the or (one's) mind, ruminate over, chew over, reflect on or upon, brood over, pore over, study, examine:
    After weighing the qualifications of the candidates, we voted for you. Weigh your words carefully before responding.
    3 judge, estimate, assess, evaluate, value, determine:
    It is not easy to weigh each person's contribution to the effort.
    4 Usually, weigh on or upon. lie heavy on, burden, depress, prey on, oppress, disturb, perturb, upset:
    Loneliness weighs heavily on Dave's widow.
    5 matter, count, have (an) effect or influence, carry weight, be of value or account, Colloq cut any ice:
    Certain factors - like the sizes of the bribes - are likely to weigh heavily with the judges of this particular beauty contest.
    6 weigh down. burden, overburden, load, overload, encumber, tax, overtax, strain, trouble, worry, depress, oppress:
    He's been weighed down by financial worries since losing his job.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + verb
    1 linking verb to have a particular weight: [V] How much do you weigh (= how heavy are you)? + [V-N] She weighs 60 kilos. + The average male tiger weighs around 200 kg. + These cases weigh a ton (= are very heavy).
    2 [VN] to measure how heavy sth is, usually by using SCALES/A SCALE: He weighed himself on the bathroom scales. + She weighed the stone in her hand (= estimated how heavy it was by holding it).
    3 [VN] ~ sth (up)
    ~ (up) sth (against sth) to consider sth carefully before making a decision: You must weigh up the pros and cons (= consider the advantages and disadvantages of sth). + I weighed the benefits of the plan against the risks involved. + She weighed up all the evidence.
    4 [V] ~ (with sb) (against sb/sth) to have an influence on sb's opinion or the result of sth: His past record weighs heavily against him. + The evidence weighs in her favour.
    5 [VN] ~ anchor to lift an ANCHOR out of the water and into a boat before sailing away
    Idioms: weigh your words to choose your words carefully so that you say exactly what you mean: He spoke slowly, weighing his words.
    Phrasal Verbs: weigh sb<->down to make sb feel worried or anxious
    Synonym: BURDEN
    The responsibilities of the job are weighing her down. + He is weighed down with guilt.
    weigh sb/sth<->down to make sb/sth heavier so that they are not able to move easily: I was weighed down with baggage. + She tried to swim to the surface, but her clothes and shoes weighed her down.
    weigh in (at sth) to have your weight measured, especially before a contest, race, etc: Both boxers weighed in at several pounds below the limit. + Her baby daughter weighed in at 6lb 4oz.
    related noun WEIGH-IN
    weigh in (with sth) (informal) to join in a discussion, an argument, an activity, etc. by saying sth important, persuading sb, or doing sth to help: We all weighed in with our suggestions. + Finally the government weighed in with financial aid.
    weigh on sb/sth to make sb anxious or worried: The responsibilities weigh heavily on him. + Something was weighing on her mind.
    weigh sth<->out to measure an amount of sth by weight: She weighed out a kilo of flour. + Weigh out all the ingredients before you start.
    weigh sb<->up to form an opinion of sb by watching or talking to them: It was obvious that she was cautiously weighing me up.
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 consider sth carefully


    carefully | up
    The jury weighed up the evidence carefully.


    We weighed the cost of advertising against the likely gains from increased business.

    2 be considered important


    heavily, strongly


    His untidy appearance weighed against him.
    | in favour of
    This fact weighed heavily in her favour.
    | with
    His evidence weighed strongly with the judge.

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