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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wey-tid]
    • /ˈweɪ tɪd/
    • /ˈweɪ.tɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wey-tid]
    • /ˈweɪ tɪd/

Definitions of weighted word

  • adjective weighted having additional weight. 1
  • adjective weighted burdened: weighted with sorrow. 1
  • adjective weighted adjusted or adapted to a representative value, especially in determining the value of a legislator's vote as proportionate to the population of that legislator's constituency. 1
  • noun weighted the amount or quantity of heaviness or mass; amount a thing weighs. 1
  • noun weighted Physics. the force that gravitation exerts upon a body, equal to the mass of the body times the local acceleration of gravity: commonly taken, in a region of constant gravitational acceleration, as a measure of mass. 1
  • noun weighted a system of units for expressing heaviness or mass: avoirdupois weight. 1

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Origin of weighted

First appearance:

before 1650
One of the 45% oldest English words
First recorded in 1650-60; weight + -ed2

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Parts of speech for Weighted


weighted popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 91% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for weighted

adjective weighted

  • biassed — a particular tendency, trend, inclination, feeling, or opinion, especially one that is preconceived or unreasoned: illegal bias against older job applicants; the magazine’s bias toward art rather than photography; our strong bias in favor of the idea.
  • biased — If someone is biased, they prefer one group of people to another, and behave unfairly as a result. You can also say that a process or system is biased.
  • prejudiced — an unfavorable opinion or feeling formed beforehand or without knowledge, thought, or reason.
  • subjective — existing in the mind; belonging to the thinking subject rather than to the object of thought (opposed to objective).
  • one-sided — considering but one side of a matter or question; partial or unfair: a one-sided judgment.

verb weighted

  • distort — to twist awry or out of shape; make crooked or deformed: Arthritis had distorted his fingers.
  • incline — to deviate from the vertical or horizontal; slant.
  • prejudice — an unfavorable opinion or feeling formed beforehand or without knowledge, thought, or reason.
  • slant — to veer or angle away from a given level or line, especially from a horizontal; slope.
  • sway — to move or swing to and fro, as something fixed at one end or resting on a support.

Antonyms for weighted

adjective weighted

  • impartial — not partial or biased; fair; just: an impartial judge.
  • defective — If something is defective, there is something wrong with it and it does not work properly.
  • deficient — If someone or something is deficient in a particular thing, they do not have the full amount of it that they need in order to function normally or work properly.
  • empty — A container (esp. a bottle or glass) left empty of its contents.
  • inadequate — not adequate or sufficient; inept or unsuitable.

verb weighted

  • leave alone — separate, apart, or isolated from others: I want to be alone.
  • straighten — make straight
  • aid — Aid is money, equipment, or services that are provided for people, countries, or organizations who need them but cannot provide them for themselves.
  • assist — If you assist someone, you help them to do a job or task by doing part of the work for them.
  • help — to give or provide what is necessary to accomplish a task or satisfy a need; contribute strength or means to; render assistance to; cooperate effectively with; aid; assist: He planned to help me with my work. Let me help you with those packages.

Top questions with weighted

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