Overweigh
Overweigh O`ver*weigh", v. t. To exceed in weight; to overbalance; to weigh down. --Drayton. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

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  • overweigh — index convince, outbalance, outweigh, overload Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • overweigh — [ō΄vər wā′] vt. 1. OUTWEIGH 2. to burden; oppress; weigh down …   English World dictionary

  • overweigh — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: Middle English overweien, from over (I) + weien, weyen to weigh 1. : to exceed in weight : overbalance sufficient to overweigh the less abstract considerations R.A.Solo 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • overweigh — transitive verb Date: 13th century 1. to exceed in weight 2. oppress 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • overweigh — /oh veuhr way /, v.t. 1. to exceed in weight; overbalance or outweigh: a respected opinion that overweighs the others. 2. to weigh down; oppress; burden: gloom that overweighs one s spirits. [1175 1225; ME overweien; see OVER , WEIGH] * * * …   Universalium

  • overweigh — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. weigh down, overload, strain; see burden , outweigh …   English dictionary for students

  • overweigh — v. outweigh, exceed (in importance or influence); burden excessively; exploit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overweigh — v 1. outweigh, overbalance, outbalance, preponderate; overshadow, throw into the shade, eclipse, put to shame, Inf. show up; exceed, transcend, surpass, overmatch, outmatch; outrank, be superior to, overtop, override, overpower, take precedence… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • overweigh — o•ver•weigh [[t]ˌoʊ vərˈweɪ[/t]] v. t. 1) to exceed in weight; outweigh 2) to oppress; burden • Etymology: 1175–1225 …   From formal English to slang

  • overweigh — /oʊvəˈweɪ/ (say ohvuh way) verb (t) 1. to exceed in weight; overbalance or outweigh. 2. to weigh down; oppress …   Australian English dictionary

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