What is another word for weighing?

Pronunciation: [wˈe͡ɪɪŋ] (IPA)

Weighing is a term that describes the process of measuring the weight of something. However, there are several other synonyms for this term that can be used in different contexts. One such synonym is measuring, which refers to the act of determining the dimensions, capacity, or quantity of an object. Another synonym is assessing, which means evaluating or judging the significance or worth of something. Weighing can also be substituted with the word balancing, which implies finding a fitting proportion between two things. Other synonyms for weighing include calculating, gauging, appraising, determining, and estimating, all of which indicate different aspects of evaluating the weight or value of something.

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Usage examples for Weighing

When the Jews discussed His claims among themselves or with Him, the power to work miracles was always taken into account as weighing heavily in His favour.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
They were already some way from the house, when she told him a piece of news that was weighing very heavily on her heart.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
Mary felt too intensely the difficulty of the task before her to utter a word without well weighing the consequences.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever

Famous quotes with Weighing

  • The importance of the facts testified, and their relations to the affairs of the soul, and the life to come, can make no difference in the principles or the mode of weighing the evidence.
    Simon Greenleaf
  • Democracy is only an experiment in government, and it has the obvious disadvantage of merely counting votes instead of weighing them.
    William Ralph Inge
  • I am actually 7 foot and and one-half inches tall. I say Seven two because it's easier. Unlike some tall skinny guys I am really "big" weighing around 350 pounds.
    Richard Kiel
  • How in the world any one weighing 185 pounds can be cute is beyond me.
    Vaughn Monroe
  • Each man must reach his own verdict, by weighing all the relevant evidence.
    Leonard Peikoff

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