from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To weigh more than.
  • transitive v. To be more significant than; exceed in value or importance: The benefits outweigh the risks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To exceed in weight or mass.
  • v. To exceed in importance or value.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To exceed in weight or value.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To exceed in weight; weigh more or be heavier than; turn the scale against; overweigh; overbalance; surpass in gravity or importance.
  • To be too great a burden or task for; over-task.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. weigh more heavily
  • v. be heavier than


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