What does outweigh mean?

Definitions for outweighˌaʊtˈweɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word outweigh.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outweigh(verb)

    be heavier than

  2. preponderate, outweigh, overbalance, outbalance(verb)

    weigh more heavily

    "these considerations outweigh our wishes"


  1. outweigh(Verb)

    To exceed in weight or value.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outweigh

    owt-wā′, v.t. to exceed in weight or importance: to overtask.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outweigh in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outweigh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Florencio Abad:

    The gains far outweigh the cost.

  2. Justin Chase Campbell:

    Convenience will never outweigh love.

  3. Ellen Goodman:

    The central struggle of parenthood is to let our hopes for our children outweigh our fears.

  4. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    If they see that there aren't any cracks in the coalition, then over time, you could see them saying that the costs to their economy outweigh any strategic benefits that they get.

  5. Karen Riley:

    More than 500,000 of these procedures are done every year in the U.S., and the risk of bacterial transmission is actually really very, very low, we believe the risks outweigh the benefits.

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