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Concise Dictionary
weights|weighted|weightingweɪt
noun
+the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
+sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
+the relative importance granted to something
+an artifact that is heavy
+an oppressive feeling of heavy force
+a system of units used to express the weight of something
+a unit used to measure weight
+(statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance
verb
+weight down with a load
+present with a bias

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 heaviness, avoirdupois, mass, tonnage, Dialect heft:
They sell peaches by weight but melons are individually priced. The weight of these books must be enormous.
2 burden, load, millstone, onus, pressure, strain, albatross, cross:
He has to support the weight of the entire family's expenses.
3 influence, authority, power, substance, force, moment, importance, consequence, impact, persuasiveness, value, worth, Colloq clout:
Clyde brought down his full weight in favour of the liberal candidate. Clyde's opinion carries little weight with me. He must stop throwing his weight around.
4 mass, majority, preponderance or preponderancy, bulk, superiority:
The weight of the voters is in favour of reducing taxes. The weight of the evidence is against us.
v.
5 load, charge, ballast:
The policemen's truncheons are weighted with lead.
6 arrange, manipulate, bias, incline, slant, Colloq rig:
The statistics are weighted so as to make the advertiser's product look superior.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
[not before noun] ~ towards / against sb/sth
~ in favour of sb/sth arranged in such a way that a particular person or thing has an advantage or a disadvantage: The proposal is weighted towards smaller businesses. + Everything seemed weighted against them. + The course is heavily weighted in favour of engineering.
Collocation Dictionary
adj

VERBS

be, seem

ADV.

equally
The exam consists of six equally weighted questions.
| heavily | unfairly

PREP.

against
This new legislation is unfairly weighted against the small farmer.
| in favour of
The course is heavily weighted in favour of engineering.
| towards
measures that are weighted towards small investors


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