Definition of Outweigh

1. Verb. Be heavier than. "Sam cannot outweigh Sue "




2. Verb. Weigh more heavily. ; "These considerations outweigh our wishes"

Definition of Outweigh

1. v. t. To exceed in weight or value.

Definition of Outweigh

1. Verb. To exceed in weight or value. ¹

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Definition of Outweigh

1. to weigh more than [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outweigh

outways
outwear
outwearied
outwearies
outwearing
outwears
outweary
outwearying
outweed
outweeded
outweeding
outweeds
outweep
outweeping
outweeps
outweigh (current term)
outweighed
outweighing
outweighs
outwell
outwelled
outwelling
outwells
outwent
outwept
outwhirl
outwhirled
outwhirling
outwhirls
outwick

Literary usage of Outweigh

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1. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham (1907)
"The value of the punishment must not be less in any case than what is sufficient to outweigh that of the profit 2 of the offence 3. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... cost of installation is expensive;.yet with these drawbacks the system is growing in favor, as it has manifest advantages which outweigh the objections. ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"The inconvenience of either at the time, was doubtless supposed to outweigh any advantage that might be expected from the interruption of the trade. ..."

4. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1892)
"Yet the merits of this exterior Air outweigh its defects, for though we may object to certain features and arrangements, the church as a whole never fails ..."

5. The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence, Addresses by George Washington (1855)
"The bad impression it may make in the country may considerably outweigh the good effects it may produce in the army. "Printed blank descriptions" is to me ..."

6. The Works of Hannah More by Hannah More (1835)
"He therefore fails, because nothing short of a lively faith can ever outweigh a strong present .... outweigh ..."

7. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers: Biographical and Critical by Michael Bryan (1886)
"His merits, however, must be allowed to outweigh his defects, and some of his works may be compared with the best productions of the Milanese school at his ..."

8. The universal etymological English dictionaryby Nathan Bailey by Nathan Bailey (1731)
"... -A Л» irms of any ball шее со han§ no, la thai they eo not outweigh one .... outweigh ..."

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