- Outweigh is to be heavier than, or to be more important or more valuable.
- When you weigh 100 pounds and your friend weighs 90 pounds, this is an example of when you outweigh your friend.
- When there are many positives and only one negative on a new house you are thinking about buying, this is an example of when the positives outweigh the negative.
The woman on the right outweighs the woman on the left.
- to weigh more than
- to be more important, valuable, etc. than
transitive verbout·weighed, out·weigh·ing, out·weighs
- To weigh more than.
- To be more significant than; exceed in value or importance: The benefits outweigh the risks.