- verbADVERB▪ easily, far, greatly, heavily, more than, vastly▪
The benefits would surely far outweigh the risks.▪
The advantages of this plan more than outweigh the costs involved.
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outweigh — UK US /ˌaʊtˈweɪ/ verb [T] ► to have more influence or importance than something else: »Annual weather variations still seem to be outweighing any global warming trends. be outweighed by sth »Small changes in the tax burden are likely to be… … Financial and business terms
Outweigh — Out*weigh , v. t. To exceed in weight or value. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
outweigh — I verb be of greater significance, beat, better, come first, dominate, eclipse, exceed, exceed in importance, exceed in value, excel, get ahead of, go beyond, outbalance, outdo, outrank, outrival, overbalance, overpoise, overpower, overshadow,… … Law dictionary
outweigh — [v] override, dominate atone for, balance, cancel out, compensate, counterbalance, counterpoise, countervail, eclipse, exceed, excel, make up for, offset, outbalance, outrival, outrun, overcome, overshadow, predominate, preponderate, prevail, set … New thesaurus
outweigh — ► VERB ▪ be heavier, greater, or more significant than … English terms dictionary
outweigh — [out΄wā′] vt. 1. to weigh more than 2. to be more important, valuable, etc. than … English World dictionary
outweigh */ — UK [ˌaʊtˈweɪ] / US [aʊtˈweɪ] verb [transitive] Word forms outweigh : present tense I/you/we/they outweigh he/she/it outweighs present participle outweighing past tense outweighed past participle outweighed to be more important, useful, or… … English dictionary
outweigh — [[t]a͟ʊtwe͟ɪ[/t]] outweighs, outweighing, outweighed VERB If one thing outweighs another, the first thing is of greater importance, benefit, or significance than the second thing. [FORMAL] [V n] The medical benefits of x rays far outweigh the… … English dictionary
outweigh — transitive verb Date: 1597 to exceed in weight, value, or importance < the advantages outweigh the disadvantages > … New Collegiate Dictionary
outweigh — /owt way /, v.t. 1. to exceed in value, importance, influence, etc.: The advantages of the plan outweighed its defects. 2. to exceed in weight: The champion will probably outweigh his opponent. 3. to be too heavy or burdensome for: Collapse may… … Universalium