SCRABBLE ® cheat


weights

We have found lemma(root) word of weights : weight.

Definitions


[weɪt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a body's relative mass or the quantity of matter contained by it, giving rise to a downward force; the heaviness of a person or thing
(e.g: he was at least fifteen stone in weight)

- a piece of metal known to weigh a definite amount and used on scales to determine how heavy an object or quantity of a substance is
(e.g: the herbalist spooned the powder on to scales with tiny brass weights)

- the ability of someone or something to influence decisions or actions
(e.g: a recommendation by the committee will carry great weight)

- the surface density of cloth, used as a measure of its quality.


Phrases:
- be a weight off one's mind
- be worth one's weight in gold
- lose weight
- put on weight
- the weight of the world
- throw one's weight around
- throw one's weight behind

Origin:
Old English (ge)wiht, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wicht and German Gewicht. The form of the word has been influenced by weigh


[weɪt], (Verb)

Definitions:
- hold (something) down by placing a heavy object on top of it
(e.g: a mug half filled with coffee weighted down a stack of papers)

- attribute importance or value to
(e.g: speaking, reading, and writing should be weighted equally in the assessment)

- assign a handicap weight to (a horse).

- treat (a fabric) with a mineral to make it seem thicker and heavier.


Phrases:
- be a weight off one's mind
- be worth one's weight in gold
- lose weight
- put on weight
- the weight of the world
- throw one's weight around
- throw one's weight behind

Origin:




definition by Oxford Dictionaries




The SCRABBLE ® trademark

SCRABBLE ® is a registered trademark. All intellectual property rights in and to the game
are owned in the U.S.A. and Canada by Hasbro Inc. and throughout the rest of the world by
J.W. Spear and Sons, a subsidiary of Mattel Inc. This site is for entertainment purposes
only and is not sponsored by or affiliated with Hasbro or Mattel Inc. in any way.