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 Dictionary entry overview: What does outweigh mean? 

  The verb OUTWEIGH has 2 senses:

1. be heavier than
2. weigh more heavily

  Familiarity information: OUTWEIGH used as a verb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1outweigh [BACK TO TOP]


Be heavier than

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Hypernyms (to "outweigh" is one way to...):

exceed; outdo; outgo; outmatch; outperform; outstrip; surmount; surpass (be or do something to a greater degree)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

Sam cannot outweigh Sue

Sense 2outweigh [BACK TO TOP]


Weigh more heavily

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations


outbalance; overbalance; preponderate; outweigh

Hypernyms (to "outweigh" is one way to...):

dominate; predominate; prevail; reign; rule (be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s

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