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weigh

1. verb have particular weight2. verb ascertain weight of3. verb consider merits prior to decision4. verb be a factor of influence5. verb be an important factor
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1 verb have particular weight TRANSITIVEmeáigh verb  c m uit weighs 70 kg meánn sé 70 kg, tá meáchan 70 kg ann, tá 70 kg meáchain annhow much do you weigh? cén meáchan atá ionat? this one weighs much more tá an ceann seo i bhfad níos troime, is mó i bhfad an meáchan atá sa cheann seo 2 verb ascertain weight of TRANSITIVEmeáigh verb  c m uto weigh yourself tú féin a mheáI weighed the fish mheáigh mé an t-iasc, chuir mé an t-iasc ar na scálaí
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3 verb consider merits prior to decision TRANSITIVEcuir sa mheámeas verb  c m ulet's weigh the pros and cons of the matter cuirimis dhá thaobh an scéil sa mheá, cuirimis dhá thaobh an scéil san áireamhto weigh the advantages against the disadvantages na buntáistí agus na míbhuntáistí a mheasthe judge weighed all the evidence rinne an breitheamh staidéar ar an bhfianaise uilig 4 verb be a factor of influence INTRANSITIVEhis age is weighing against him tá a aois ag dul ina aghaidhthat'll weigh in her favour rachaidh sé sin chun tairbhe di, rachaidh sé sin ar sochar di 5 verb be an important factor INTRANSITIVEthe political situation weighed heavily in their decision bhí tionchar mór ag an staid pholaitiúil ar a gcinneadh
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to weigh a ton

informalbheith thar a bheith tromthey weigh a ton tá siad thar a bheith trom, tá meáchan millteach iontu

to weigh your words

do chuid focal a thomhasdo chuid cainte a mheáshe weighed her words carefully thomhais sí a cuid focal go cúramach, roghnaigh sí a cuid focal go cúramach

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