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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 weigh /ˈwe/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 weigh /ˈwe/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weigh n. Naut. A corruption of Way, used only in the phrase under weigh.
    An expedition was got under weigh from New York.   --Thackeray.
    The Athenians . . . hurried on board and with considerable difficulty got under weigh.   --Jowett (Thucyd.).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weigh, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Weighed p. pr. & vb. n. Weighing.]
 1. To bear up; to raise; to lift into the air; to swing up; as, to weigh anchor.  Weigh the vessel up.”
 2. To examine by the balance; to ascertain the weight of, that is, the force with which a thing tends to the center of the earth; to determine the heaviness, or quantity of matter of; as, to weigh sugar; to weigh gold.
    Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.   --Dan. v. 27.
 3. To be equivalent to in weight; to counterbalance; to have the heaviness of.  “A body weighing divers ounces.”
 4. To pay, allot, take, or give by weight.
    They weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver.   --Zech. xi. 12.
 5. To examine or test as if by the balance; to ponder in the mind; to consider or examine for the purpose of forming an opinion or coming to a conclusion; to estimate deliberately and maturely; to balance.
    A young man not weighed in state affairs.   --Bacon.
 Had no better weighed
 The strength he was to cope with, or his own.   --Milton.
    Regard not who it is which speaketh, but weigh only what is spoken.   --Hooker.
    In nice balance, truth with gold she weighs.   --Pope.
    Without sufficiently weighing his expressions.   --Sir W. Scott.
 6. To consider as worthy of notice; to regard.  [Obs. or Archaic] “I weigh not you.”
    All that she so dear did weigh.   --Spenser.
 To weigh down. (a) To overbalance. (b) To oppress with weight; to overburden; to depress. “To weigh thy spirits down.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weigh v. i.
 1. To have weight; to be heavy.  “They only weigh the heavier.”
 2. To be considered as important; to have weight in the intellectual balance.
    Your vows to her and me . . . will even weigh.   --Shak.
    This objection ought to weigh with those whose reading is designed for much talk and little knowledge.   --Locke.
 3. To bear heavily; to press hard.
 Cleanse the stuffed bosom of that perilous stuff
 Which weighs upon the heart.   --Shak.
 4. To judge; to estimate.  [R.]
    Could not weigh of worthiness aright.   --Spenser.
 To weigh down, to sink by its own weight.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weigh, n.  A certain quantity estimated by weight; an English measure of weight.  See Wey.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: have a certain weight
      2: show consideration for; take into account; "You must
         consider her age"; "The judge considered the offender's
         youth and was lenient" [syn: consider, count]
      3: determine the weight of; "The butcher weighed the chicken"
         [syn: librate]
      4: have weight; have import, carry weight; "It does not matter
         much" [syn: count, matter]
      5: to be oppressive or burdensome; "weigh heavily on the mind",
         "Something pressed on his mind" [syn: press]