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weight

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun HEALTH of personmeáchan masc1  c m uwhat weight are you? cén meáchan atá tú?
modifiermeáchain  c m uweight loss cailleadh meáchainshe's ten stone in weight tá sí deich gcloch meáchain
2 noun of personmeáchan masc1she has a serious weight problem tá fadhb mhór aici lena meáchanhe's carrying a lot of weight tá sé ag iompar go leor meáchain, tá sé an-trom
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 noun of object, substancemeáchan masc1  c m uwhat was the weight of the parcel? cén meáchan a bhí sa mbeartán? it's sold by weight díoltar de réir meáchain éhe's struggling with the weight of the books tá sé ag streachailt le meáchan na leabhar 4 noun SPOR, HEALTH for physical trainingmeáchan masc1  c m u
modifiermeáchain  c m uweight training traenáil le meáchain
weights meáchain, foireann meáchan to lift weights meáchain a chrochadh, meáchain a thógáila weights programme clár meáchan
5 noun for holding sth down etctromán masc1  c m umeáchan masc1  c m u 6 noun used with weighing scalestromán masc1  c m ua set of weights and scales tacar tromán agus meá 7 noun heavy object being carried or liftedualach masc1  c m umeáchan masc1  c m u 8 noun importance tábhacht fem3  c m uúdarás masc1  c m useasamh masc1  c m ua lot of weight is given to research tá an-tábhacht ag dul leis an taighdeher opinion carries a lot of weight tá an-údarás lena tuairimboth approaches carry equal weight tá an seasamh céanna ag an dá chur chuige 9 noun burden, worryualach masc1  c m uthe weight of his financial problems was getting him down bhí a chuid fadhbanna airgid ag luí go trom air to bear the weight of sth cúram ruda a ghlacadh ort féin, freagracht ruda a ghlacadh ort féinthat's a weight off my mind sin faoiseamh mór domsa, sin faoiseamh mór intinne domsait lifts some of the weight off my shoulders baineann sé cuid den ualach díom
verb
10 verb hold down TRANSITIVEmeáchan a chur leualaigh verbthey weighted the box down chuir siad meáchan ar an mboscahe's wearing a vest weighted down with sand tá veist air atá ualaithe le gaineamh 11 verb accord value, importance to TRANSITIVEualaigh verbwe weighted the criteria accordingly rinneamar ualú dá réir ar na critéir 12 verb STAT adjust (value) TRANSITIVEualaigh verbthe results were weighted ualaíodh na torthaí
phrases

to lose weight

HEALTHmeáchan a chailleadh

to make the weight

(also

to make weight

) SPORbheith ar an meáchanan meáchan ceart a bheith ionat

to pull your weight

do chion féin a dhéanamh

to put your weight behind sth

(also

to throw your weight behind sth

) do thacaíocht a thabhairt do rudtacú le rudthe government threw its weight behind the campaign thacaigh an rialtas leis an bhfeachtas

to put on weight

(also

to gain weight

) HEALTHmeáchan a chur suastitim chun meáchainhe's put on weight tá sé tite chun feola

to put your weight on sth

do mheáchan a chur ar rud

sheer weight of numbers

de bharr a n-iomadúlachtaas siocair a líonmhaireachta

to shift your weight

do mheáchan a aistriúdo mheáchan a bhogadh

to struggle with your weight

claonadh a bheith ionat titim chun feolabheith ag cur suas meáchain i gcónaíbheith ag coraíocht le do mheáchan

to take the weight off your feet

informalan meáchan a bhaint de do chosabualadh fútsuí síos

the weight of the world

cúraimí an tsaoilbuaireamh an tsaoil

to throw your weight around

informal, pejorative bheith ag cur tharatbheith ag maistíneacht

to watch your weight

HEALTHsúil a choinneáil ar do mheáchando mheáchan a choimhéadthose watching their weight iad siúd a bhíonn ag tabhairt aire dá meáchan, iad siúd nach mbíonn ag iarraidh meáchan a chur suas

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