Weight is a slightly difficult word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
When learning new words, it's important to see how they're used, or to see them in the different contexts in which they're often used, and that's just what we'll do to help you better understand weight (and many other English words!). By seeing different ways you can use weight in a sentence, as well as synonyms and antonyms of weight, you will have a much better grasp on how it should be used, and you'll feel more confortable with using it much sooner.
Below you will find the definition of weight, followed by 41 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - an artifact that is heavy
EXAMPLES - Weight in a Sentence
- The one thing that helps me lose weight is running. (source)
- The real issue here is long-term weight management ... (source)
- Plateaus are a natural part of healthy long-term weight loss. (source)
- In fact, to gain weight is to permanently damage your metabolism. (source)
- In other words, for long term weight loss, all of the diets failed. (source)
- Last year, I started to gain weight (omigosh!) due to hormonal changes. (source)
- Their weight acts simply as the _weight_ of a kite acts, and no otherwise. (source)
- And the word weight loss is never used, just as the word obesity is never used. (source)
- Adjusting to the shifts in weight is tricky at first, but doesn't take long to learn. (source)
- It's well known that exercise is a critical component of any long-term weight-loss plan. (source)
- Because clearly exercise has to be a key component for any diet and long-term weight loss. (source)
- They said they looked at 600 babies and calculated what they call a weight-to-length ratio. (source)
- GUPTA: It's no longer about the short-term weight-loss; it's about the long-term investment. (source)
- System. out.println (A person with weight "+weight+" lbs and height "+height+" inches has bmi = (source)
- But a big new study shows that this type of diet isn't the only option for long-term weight loss. (source)
- (One down side: you can gain weight from the loss of movement caused by having everything come to you.) (source)
- In the bow of each canoe a man wields a stone, several pounds in weight, which is attached to a short rope. (source)
- There are over two million monthly searches the term weight loss, not counting any other related search term. (source)
- Gravity is the attraction between the earth and the bodies on the earth, which makes what we call weight of bodies. (source)
- Thus the dirty little secret of the diet industry is that the vast majority of them are ineffective for long-term weight loss. (source)
- Psychologist Kelly Brownell ran a lab treating obese patients, where he found that exercise did not lead to long-term weight-loss success. (source)
- The only advantage I see of going to a higher weight is a flatter arrow but then again all the fun in bowhunting is getting close, ain't it? (source)
- (My tip to potential parachutees: Make sure that your weight is adjusted so all two hundred-plus pounds of you are not resting on your nads.) (source)
- No wonder Americans have a propensity for weight-loss schemes, even as evidence accrues that fad diets may actually foster long-term weight gain. (source)
- He prints the ships out (no rescaling) on 8.5 by 11 color paper, then takes it to kinkos to have it laminated on heavy (800 weight is what I heard) card stock. (source)
- In order to help conquer what she describes as the weight of existential angst brought on by the aging process, Nyad looked for a challenge to help motivate her. (source)
- Yeah, ur right, while losin weight * Btw, learn how to spell "weight" * does not make one a better actor, he's a better actor for his dedication and sacrifice!!!! (source)
- Dr. Hall is one of the scientists who have created formulas that attempt to more accurately predict long-term weight loss and gain due to changes in diet or exercise. (source)
- Even small amounts of food and drink can cause short-term weight increases, while the fluid lost during a sweaty session of exercise can temporarily reduce your weight. (source)
- Obesity experts agree that daily exercise is essential for good health, but whether it can successfully lead to long-term weight loss is a question of ... var news_amount = 4; (source)
- The highly popular Atkins 'Diet had some good scores for short-term weight loss, but poor marks on retention and nutrition the results are in the June issue of "Consumer Reports." (source)
- KING: Now we hear that critics I'm told will admit that you have short-term weight loss, great results with short-term weight loss but they worry about the long-term health impact. (source)
- So, overweight may find it difficult to lose weight through traditional methods and people look to weight-loss treatments and surgeries to provide the answer for long-term weight loss. (source)
- This may be one of the reasons dieting almost always results in long-term weight gain, since constant deprivation makes hyperpalatable foods more difficult to resist and creates severe anxiety. (source)
- As long as you, or I, feel at some level like we are unattractive or unworthy, and believe that thin is attractive, then a goal of long term weight loss will be much, much more difficult to accomplish. (source)
- But a good many have become convinced that some version of the Atkins diet, with a strong emphasis on meats and stringent restriction of carbohydrates, is at least as good, at least for short-term weight control. (source)
- Ornish crushes the Atkins diet and explains that a low fat vegetarian diet is the only way to long-term weight loss, with concomitant benefits including increased energy, better sex, and a much lower likelihood of dying from a heart attack. (source)
- And when you look at people who are supposedly overweight and obese and who are sedentary, and get them to become active, their health improves tremendously, even if this doesn't lead to significant long-term weight loss, which it usually does not. (source)
- I have been informed that three thousand reals2 are now ready, besides a very good chalice, which need not be richer; the weight is about twelve ducats and a real, and I think the value of the workmanship amounts to forty reals, making in all sixteen ducats and three reals less. (source)
- I think if GM went under, it actually would be great for the economy long-term, because GM, I think, has been a long-term weight on the economy, but it probably would be bad for the dollar, just because while GM is irrelevant to the U.S. economy, it ` s very a relevant lobby in Washington. (source)
- If we weigh a stone first in the air, as usual, and then in water (where it weighs less), and then subtract the weight in water from the weight in air we will have the _loss of weight in water_, and this equals the _weight of an equal volume of water_, which is precisely what we got by our bottle method. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 41 example sentences provided below is 67.0, which suggests that "weight" is a standard word that is understood by individuals with a high school diploma or degree, and can be found in news articles, books, magazines and other places.
We have 20 synonyms for weight.
G-factor, adiposity, avoirdupois, ballast, burden, density, gravity, gross, heft, heftiness, load, mass, measurement, net, ponderosity, ponderousness, poundage, pressure, substance, tonnage
We have 6 antonyms for weight.
advantage, benefit, pleasure, solution, triviality, unimportance
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of weight from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (noun) A measure of the heaviness of an object.
- (noun) The force with which a body is attracted to Earth or another celestial body, equal to the product of the object's mass and the acceleration of gravity.
- (noun) A unit measure of gravitational force: a table of weights and measures.
- (noun) A system of such measures: avoirdupois weight; troy weight.
- (noun) The measured heaviness of a specific object: a two-pound weight.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (noun) The force on an object due to the gravitational attraction between it and the Earth (or whatever astronomical object it is primarily influenced by).
- (noun) An object used to make something heavier.
- (noun) A standardized block of metal used in a balance to measure the mass of another object.
- (noun) Importance or influence.
- (noun) A disc of iron, dumbbell, or barbell used for training the muscles.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (noun) The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center of the earth; the effect of gravitative force, especially when expressed in certain units or standards, as pounds, grams, etc.
- (noun) The quantity of heaviness; comparative tendency to the center of the earth; the quantity of matter as estimated by the balance, or expressed numerically with reference to some standard unit.
- (noun) Hence, pressure; burden.
- (noun) Importance; power; influence; efficacy; consequence; moment; impressiveness.
- (noun) A scale, or graduated standard, of heaviness; a mode of estimating weight
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (noun) In mathematics: The number of roots of x appertaining to any given function or functions of x, which must be employed to express a quantity composed of the product of the coefficients.
- (noun) With respect to any selected variable in a system of homogeneous functions, the sum of the weights in respect to such variable of the several coefficients of which the quantity is composed (the weight of each several coefficient meaning the index of the power of the selected variable in that term of the given function or functions which is affected with such coefficient).
- (noun) In archery, the strength of a bow measured in pounds by the pull or weight necessary to fully draw the bow.
- (noun) Downward force of a body; gravity; heaviness; ponderousness; more exactly, the resultant of the force of the earth's gravitation and of the centrifugal pressure from its axis of rotation, considered as a property of the body affected by it.
- (noun) Mass; relative quantity of matter.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) an artifact that is heavy
- (noun) a system of units used to express the weight of something
- (verb) present with a bias
- (noun) (statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance
- (noun) an oppressive feeling of heavy force