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Synonyms for weight

the state or quality of being physically heavy

a duty or responsibility that is a source of anxiety, worry, or hardship

the greatest part or portion

the power to produce an effect by indirect means

effective means of influencing, compelling, or punishing

to place a burden or heavy load on

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the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity

sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting

the relative importance granted to something

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an oppressive feeling of heavy force

a system of units used to express the weight of something

(statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance

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weight down with a load

present with a bias

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The Ashes winner threw weight behind the band as they launched their new single Little Britain at the Star and Shadow cinema, in Newcastle.
The former Afghan President threw weight behind the ongoing regional initiative launched by Russia and key regional countries are its embers including China, Pakistan, Iran and India.