Definition of Overweigh

1. v. t. To exceed in weight; to overbalance; to weigh down.



Definition of Overweigh

1. Verb. (transitive) To exceed in weight; to overbalance; to weigh down. ¹

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Definition of Overweigh

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overweigh

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overweigh (current term)
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Literary usage of Overweigh

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1. The United Service Magazine by Arthur William Alsager Pollock (1859)
"... what is most conducive to the general well being of the whole, must effectually overweigh the particular circumstances and convenience of individuals. ..."

2. The Ethics of Evolution: The Crisis in Morals Occasioned by the Doctrine of by James Thompson Bixby (1900)
"... of one person's happiness, whoever he be, with every other, that the happiness of the greater number should overweigh the happiness of a smaller number. ..."

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