Definition of Carry weight
1. Verb. Have influence to a specified degree. "Her opinion carries a lot of weight"
Lexicographical Neighbors of Carry Weight
Literary usage of Carry weight
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, Sir W Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1878)
"an advocate might urge before a popular jury ; I have hardly met with one that would carry weight with a scholar who took the trouble to give it a few ..."
2. A History of the City of Newark, New Jersey, Embracing Practically Two and a by Frank John Urquhart, Lewis Historical Publishing Co (1913)
"That his opinions, formed after calm and cool deliberation, carry weight, is evidenced by the fact that he was elected alderman from the Fifth Ward in 1910, ..."
3. Horses and Riding by George Nevile (1877)
"... the comparative ability of horses to carry weight. As I said before, if two horses are both symmetrical the biggest horse will be the strongest; ..."