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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of outweigh.

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Examples

  • Did Washington feel them to be so, when his word outweighed (so happily for them) the votes of thousands?

    Domestic Manners of the Americans

  • Even though calls outweighed puts during the session, implying bullish sentiments, some traders appeared to be pursuing "short collars" in January options that work if Freeport shares drop, according to Interactive Brokers.

    Ivanhoe Mines and Cameco

  • At twenty all was glamour and romance; and it seemed then to matter little whether or no a heart was open to the sufferings of the brute creation; whether the written word outweighed the spoken; in how far the spiritual mysteries made appeal — questions which gradually, with time, came to seem more vital than all else.

    The Way Home

  • The California and New Jersey courts balanced the property rights of mall owners against the free speech protections of the state constitution and held that the right of citizens to engage in free expression outweighed the property interest of the mall owners.

    February 2003 ~ Angry Bear

  • The case hinged on whether the newspaper was justified in publishing its story because the right to freedom of expression outweighed Ferdinand's right to privacy under human rights legislation.

    The Australian | News |

  • But I think that's kind of outweighed by the excitement that she obviously feels for this.

    CNN Transcript Dec 1, 2008

  • The best hope of muddled and irrational people on any topic is to be outnumbered this should be 'outweighed'; the issue is voice, not quantity--ed. by reasonable people from whom they can pick up good habits rational people, in the strict and limited sense noted above, drive the arguments that trickle down to others, but they are always too rare to make much difference on their own.

    Archive 2005-08-01

  • So, it's taken me FOREVER to decide just whose present was the WORST or best, although "OMG, WTF, what the hell were they thinking" outweighed "OMG!

    December 2008

  • She probably outweighed Teddy by at least two hundred pounds and looked exactly like an impatient rhinoceros.

    Exit the Actress

  • Far more instructive was his assessment of whether the rewards of success substantially outweighed the consequences of failure.

    O: A Presidential Novel

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