Weighed vs. Weighted

Weighed vs. Weighted — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Weighed and Weighted

Weighedverb

To determine the weight of, as with a scale

weighed the tomatoes before buying them.

Weightedadjective

Made heavy or heavier by the addition of something

a weighted base.

Weighedverb

To measure or apportion (a certain quantity) by weight. Often used with out

weighed out a pound of cheese.

Weightedadjective

(Statistics) Adjusted to reflect value or proportion

a weighted average.

Weighedverb

To balance in the mind in order to make a choice; ponder or evaluate

weighed the alternatives and decided to stay.

Weightedverb

simple past tense and past participle of weight

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Weighedverb

To choose carefully or deliberately

weigh one's words.

Weightedadjective

Having weights on it.

She wore a weighted dress so it wouldn't blow in the wind.

Weighedverb

(Nautical) To raise (anchor).

Weightedadjective

Biased, so as to favour one party.

The competition was weighted so he'd be the clear favourite to win.

Weighedverb

To be of a specific weight

The dog weighs nearly 50 pounds.

Weightedadjective

having values assigned to its edges

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Weighedverb

To have consequence or importance

The decision weighed heavily against us.

Weightedadjective

(statistics) With the components of an average multiplied by particular factors so as to take account of their relative importance.

Weighedverb

To cause to bend heavily by added weight. Used with on or upon

a coating of ice that weighed on the slender branches.

Weightedadjective

Containing a large proportion (of something).

Weighedverb

To be burdensome or oppressive. Used with on or upon

These concerns have been weighing on us for weeks.

Weightedadjective

made heavy or weighted down with weariness;

his leaden armsweighted eyelids

Weighedverb

(Nautical) To raise anchor.

Weightedadjective

adjusted to reflect value or proportion;

votes weighted according to the size of constituenciesa law weighted in favor of landlordsa weighted average

Weighedverb

simple past tense and past participle of weigh