weight down

weight down

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • weight\ down — • weigh down • weight down 1. To make heavy; cause to go down or bend with weight; overload. The evergreens are weighed down by the deep snow. Often used with with or by . There are so many children in the back seat that they are weighing down… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • weight down — verb weight down with a load (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑burden, ↑burthen, ↑weight • Ant: ↑unburden (for: ↑burden) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • weight down — PHRASAL VERB If you weight something down, you put something heavy on it or in it in order to prevent it from moving easily. [V n P] Put some tins on top to weight it down …   English dictionary

  • weight down — See: WEIGH DOWN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • weight — weight1 W2S1 [weıt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(amount somebody/something weighs)¦ 2¦(how fat)¦ 3¦(heaviness)¦ 4¦(heavy thing)¦ 5¦(worry)¦ 6¦(importance)¦ 7¦(amount)¦ 8¦(for measuring quantities)¦ 9¦(for sport)¦ 10 throw your wei …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • weight — Synonyms and related words: Indian club, accent, affliction, amperage, armipotence, ascendancy, authoritativeness, authority, balance, ballast, barbell, be heavy, beef, bitter cup, bitter draft, bitter draught, bitter pill, black power, bob, brim …   Moby Thesaurus

  • weight — weight1 [ weıt ] noun *** 1. ) uncount a measurement of how heavy a person or thing is: in weight: It was about 12 pounds in weight. lose weight (=become thinner): Have you lost weight? put on/gain weight (=become fatter): Susan gained weight… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • weight — [[t]we͟ɪt[/t]] ♦♦ weights, weighting, weighted 1) N VAR: oft amount in N, with poss, N of amount The weight of a person or thing is how heavy they are, measured in units such as kilograms, pounds, or tons. What is your height and weight?... This… …   English dictionary

  • weight — I UK [weɪt] / US noun Word forms weight : singular weight plural weights *** 1) a) [uncountable] a measurement of how heavy a person or thing is in weight: It was about 12 pounds in weight. lose weight (= become thinner): Have you lost weight?… …   English dictionary

  • weight — I n 1. heaviness, heft, heftiness, weightiness, ponderousness, ponderosity, gravity; pounds, tonnage, pressure; mass, density, volume, size; bulk, bulkiness, largeness, bigness, amplitude. 2. load, burden, onus, cross, millstone, albatross; duty …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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