out-weigh

outweigh

[out-wey]
verb (used with object)
1.
to exceed in value, importance, influence, etc.: The advantages of the plan outweighed its defects.
2.
to exceed in weight: The champion will probably outweigh his opponent.
3.
to be too heavy or burdensome for: Collapse may follow if the load outweighs its supports.

Origin:
1590–1600; out- + weigh


1. surpass, overshadow, eclipse, override.
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outweigh (ˌaʊtˈweɪ)
 
vb
1.  to prevail over; overcome: his desire outweighed his discretion
2.  to be more important or significant than
3.  to be heavier than

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