What does Scales mean?

Definitions for Scales

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

Did you actually mean scale wax or scaleless?


  1. scalesnoun

    A device for weighing goods for sale.

    The butcher put the sausages on the scales.

Editors Contribution

  1. scalesnoun

    Plural noun of the word scale.

    The weighing scales are pink and she uses them once a week to check her body weight. The fish has scales all over its body.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 27, 2016  

Suggested Resources

  1. scales

    Song lyrics by scales -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by scales on the Lyrics.com website.


  1. Scales

    broad flattened hairs, forming the wing vestiture of Lepidoptera, and present in various other insects.

How to pronounce Scales?

How to say Scales in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scales in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scales in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Scales in a Sentence

  1. Mohamed Adow:

    On one side of the scales, it advances a detailed process for accelerating climate mitigation goals, but, on the other side of the scales, on finance and loss and damage, it is fuzzy and vague, the missed deadline for the $ 100 billion promise doesn't get acknowledged -- and this is a key ask from vulnerable countries.

  2. Vincent Seruma:

    In one container alone, we have found 762 pieces of ivory and 423 kilograms of pangolin scales, we are still investigating to find more culprits.

  3. Jason Furtado:

    We are recognizing that the impacts of climate change are not just on long time scales but are also present in short-term, high-impact weather events.

  4. Tre Hargett:

    Let's say somebody is on the ballot or someone who is close to someone who is on the ballot says,' I'm going to put half a million dollars or a million dollars into a specific area,' that could really tip the scales toward voter turnout in certain areas and disadvantage other areas.

  5. Rick Wade:

    In both large and small caucuses, black voters can tilt the scales when the numbers are close, and strong black support in Iowa could affect black response and support in South Carolina and nationally.

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for Scales

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Scales »


Find a translation for the Scales definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:

Discuss these Scales definitions with the community:



    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


    "Scales." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 25 Jun 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Scales>.

    Are we missing a good definition for Scales? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a words master?

    a state of irritation or annoyance
    • A. abet
    • B. lucubrate
    • C. aberrate
    • D. huff

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Scales: