overweigh

  • 1Overweigh — O ver*weigh , v. t. To exceed in weight; to overbalance; to weigh down. Drayton. Hooker. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2overweigh — index convince, outbalance, outweigh, overload Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3overweigh — [ō΄vər wā′] vt. 1. OUTWEIGH 2. to burden; oppress; weigh down …

    English World dictionary

  • 4overweigh — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ 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 …

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  • 5overweigh — transitive verb Date: 13th century 1. to exceed in weight 2. oppress 2 …

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  • 6overweigh — /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] * * * …

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  • 7overweigh — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. weigh down, overload, strain; see burden , outweigh …

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  • 8overweigh — v. outweigh, exceed (in importance or influence); burden excessively; exploit …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 9overweigh — 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… …

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  • 10overweigh — 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

  • 11overweigh — /oʊvəˈweɪ/ (say ohvuh way) verb (t) 1. to exceed in weight; overbalance or outweigh. 2. to weigh down; oppress …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 12outweigh — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. overweigh, outbalance, overbalance, exceed. See superiority. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To exceed in weight] Syn. overbalance, overweigh, weigh more than, go beyond; see burden . 2. [To exceed in… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13allowance — noun /əˈlaʊəns/ a) The act of allowing, granting, conceding, or admitting; authorization; permission; sanction; tolerance. Without the kings will or the states allowance. b) Acknowledgment. The censure of the which one must in your allowance… …

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  • 14convince — I verb allure, argue into, assure, bring to reason, carry conviction, clinch an argument, compel, compel belief, convert, dispose, enlist, exert influence, extort belief, gain the confidence of, impel, impress, incline, indoctrinate, induce,… …

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  • 15outbalance — I verb be greater in value, be greater in weight, be superior, better, compensate, counteract, counterbalance, counterpoise, countervail, counterweigh, cover, dominate, eclipse, equalize, equiponderate, exceed, gain the ascendancy, get ahead of,… …

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  • 16outweigh — I verb be of greater significance, beat, better, come first, dominate, eclipse, exceed, exceed in importance, exceed in value, excel, get ahead of, go beyond, outbalance, outdo, outrank, outrival, overbalance, overpoise, overpower, overshadow,… …

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  • 17overload — I verb burden, choke, congest, cram, crowd, cumber, deluge, drench, encumber, flood, force, glut, gorge, inundate, load to excess, make heavy, oppress, overabound, overburden, overdo, overdose, overexert, overfeed, overfill, overstrain, overstuff …

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  • 18burden — Synonyms and related words: Spenserian stanza, accommodation, add, adjoin, affix, afflict, affliction, agglutinate, agitate, albatross, allegiance, amount, anacrusis, annex, antistrophe, append, arraignability, arraignableness, assigned task,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19outweigh — Synonyms and related words: atone for, balance, best, better, cap, compensate for, counterbalance, counterpoise, countervail, exceed, excel, go one better, improve on, make up, make up for, offset, outbalance, outpoise, overbalance, overbear,… …

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  • 20overburden — Synonyms and related words: bear hard upon, burden, burthen, charge, choke, congest, cram, crowd, cumber, drench, encumber, freight, glut, gluttonize, go hard with, go ill with, gorge, hamper, handicap, jam, jam pack, lade, lie on, load, oppress …

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