• IPA: /ˌaʊtˈweɪ/

outweigh (outweighs, present participle outweighing; past and past participle outweighed)

  1. (transitive) To exceed in weight or mass.
  2. (transitive) To exceed in importance or value.
    • 1945 August 17, George Orwell [pseudonym; Eric Arthur Blair], chapter 6, in Animal Farm: A Fairy Story, London: Secker & Warburg, OCLC 3655473 ↗:
      The advantage […] was so great that it would have taken a lot of failures to outweigh it.

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