Synonym of weight

Alternative for weight

Noun

Something that is a burden, or that oppresses
load burden millstone albatross pressure strain encumbrance oppression trouble worry yoke responsibility tax cross to bear excess baggage ball and chain millstone round one's neck stress liability difficulty obligation drain affliction drag duty onus task anxiety misfortune deadweight grievance imposition charge cross cumber problem hardship punishment thorn in one's side demand mantle incubus care tension unwanted responsibility hindrance trial concern blame accountability chain shackle dead weight heat hassle obstacle adversity demands mental weight trammel obstruction embarrassment distress urgency exigency crunch sorrow tribulation pressure cooker impediment drawback handicap minus disadvantage nuisance inconvenience downside weakness disbenefit shortcoming debit incommodity strike negative stumbling block weak point weak spot fly in the ointment misery disgrace woe albatross around one's neck sapping depletion reduction outflow expenditure duress exhaustion burdens exertions pressure of work nervous tension flaw snag catch pitfall defect limitation penalty fault deficiency failing restriction constraint detriment disability hurdle lack complication burthen more trouble than it's worth expensive possession hiccup privation crimp cramp imperfection fetter hitch impairment con afterdeal hangup spanner in the works monkey wrench in the works white elephant force tightness traction tautness tensity shear tenseness distension pull balance contract damage Achilles heel involvement mortgage arrear jinx lease chit tab indebtment loan baggage bite possibility IOU due contingency pledge remainder account bad news disaster area

Noun

The ability of someone or something to influence decisions or actions
influence consequence importance authority force power significance sway value clout moment import leverage muscle substance pull impact account consideration credit emphasis heft momentousness prestige teeth weightiness beef efficacy magnitude mana persuasiveness signification effectiveness forcefulness forcibleness in juice pith potency powerfulness gravity strength seriousness concern standing note urgency cogency relevance punch control might validity interest effect advantage command worth prominence noteworthiness vigour rank vigor distinction point exigency mark soundness merit usefulness ascendancy dominance eminence intensity position right say foundation esteem severity notability matter edge energy jurisdiction credibility ability validness potence meaning cruciality conclusiveness mastery impressiveness convincingness persuasion graveness dominion suasiveness sovereignty plausibility stature logic enormity supremacy significancy domination reasonableness reputation dynamism rule efficaciousness eloquence pressure authoritativeness reign use benefit efficiency capability stress competence fierceness paramountcy preponderancy preponderance priority virtue direction bearing hold horsepower sinew puissance firepower prerogative materiality stamina efficacity license grounds performance leadership rationality connection acuteness strong arm station say-so upper hand profundity status solemnity perilousness danger logicality coherence vigorousness reach repute conviction hazardousness renown aggressiveness assertiveness greatness success productiveness charge drag portent capacity government grandeur predominance brawn effectualness fruitfulness bargaining chip grip applicability implication licence effort effectuality adequacy successfulness constructiveness governance management privilege hand salience stimulus capableness sufficiency warrant permit whip hand voice might and main fury potential steam vim responsibility physical energy arm vitality verve agency welly meaningfulness appeal purpose truth candidness authenticity indisputability crucialness vitalness valuation viability sustainability defensibility justifiability fascination essence honor honour bargaining counter application believability wallop recognition vehemence realness legality legitimacy truthfulness extent thrust acceptance superiority gravitas concernment substantiality reliability avail profit strong influence image trust integrity confidence stake genuinity bona fides unanswerability faith intenseness articulateness orderliness lucidity clarity methodicalness complexity intricacy word consistency knowledge kudos experience precedence genuineness pertinence good organization what it takes caliber calibre upshot proportion vividness richness ranking fame dimension profoundness necessity level scale authorization involvement input participation opinion monopoly access role part administration grease abstruseness elaboration severeness reconditeness obscurity hurry share contribution association expression engagement feedback commitment inspiration reins sovranty vantage commission permission prestidigitation strings authorisation law regency birthright diadem inside track entitlement notoriety sturdiness direness awfulness terribleness criticalness exigence jump effectivity imperativeness death grip toughness hairiness menace peril threat risk hazard precariousness dreadfulness social position depth jump on leg up mightiness acceleration athleticism brawniness tenacity brute force muscularity grunt thew driving force oomph peppiness virility punchiness nerve endurance physical ability need extremity egregiousness dodginess chanciness iffiness memorableness remarkableness unforgettableness weightfulness haste conspicuousness markedness unusualness obviousness rarity strikingness uncommonness extraordinariness exceptionalness specialness imminence desperation criticality instancy importunity incitement top priority rush exertion violence impulse momentum impetus bite pronounced nature draft trouble draught tension life push brunt strain velocity sock gumption determination outstanding nature pow subjection speed stuff sapience primacy preeminence hegemony ascendance ascendency clutch prepotency prepotence pre-eminence ascendence regime imperium predominancy grasp supervision prepollency guidance predomination empire tenure transcendence possession lead regimen tyranny keeping guardianship prestigiousness scope favour favor break gain hands ownership occupation patronage support lordship kingship regimentation care presidency protection better superintendence despotism custody drop regiment stead help duty monarchy ambit prevalence dynasty supreme power head start high ground catbird seat dictatorship backing compass aegis headship province field proprietorship spell territory stranglehold realm polity clutches retention sphere area rulership state occupancy suzerainty claim sponsorship orbit superintendency royalty stewardship nobility overlordship rangatiratanga bulge umbrella first place purview championship raj auspices initiative organization incumbency evil embrace oversight start organisation improvement odds boon omnipotence expediency leeway luck driver's seat time in power preference absolute rule divine right period of influence leg-up powers that be headmastership crown victory triumph house oppression suppression forefront rein claws remit conquest leading place primary position subjugation intimidation repression first position top spot head place subordination thrall obligation helm clasp regnancy mastery power commandeering collaring coercion generalship cover directorship queenship aristocracy ascendant breadth protectorship captaincy premiership governorship authorities federation kingdom foothold invincibility chieftainship primeness establishment ownage handicap meliority domain commonwealth principality majesty weighting pwnage orchestration greater importance gamut supreme authority total domination regulation all-powerfulness almightiness undisputed sway better quality safe keeping pride of place prelacy conduction foresight conveyance confederation radius play system of government autarchy autocracy totalitarianism pilotage skill superpower pecking order executive ministry range absolute power unlimited power union people holding intendance running conduct trusteeship good trump card winner aid blessing decider convenience assistance trump ace in the hole asset circuit district bounds zone the crown directorate cabinet council tenancy leading steering bureaucracy operation guiding statecraft res publica world power seniority handling execution politics advocacy ward countenance possessorship turf confines precinct bailiwick discretion slot limits judicature arbitration magistracy inquisition throne dignity political practice prowess the feds governing body rights stomping grounds sovereign power robustness valour stoutness deed due Uncle Sam extent of power oyer and terminer freehold moxie valor top brass piece slice powers-that-be seat of power hard power dibs title keeping of proprietary rights right of possession control of guardianship of custody of charge of proprietary rights to coign of vantage trump hand

Noun

(of a person) The quality of having a high personal standing or status
importance power influence authority sway dominance prominence eminence pre-eminence notability worth account prestige high rank status standing stature superiority mark fame renown conspicuousness distinction esteem greatness position rank reputation rule salience supremacy grandness clout pull repute note celebrity honour honor dignity illustriousness credit preeminence significance kudos estimation regard glory luster lustre import loftiness prominency noteworthiness image favour favor name consequence famousness notoriety cachet state respectability class quality station character calibre merit caliber precedence prepotency respect éclat prestigiousness rep izzat urgency excellence eminency value approval good name acceptability excellency perfection report acclaim place reputability odor odour good reputation high standing seniority trustworthiness precedency transcendence dependability choiceness superbness primeness first-rateness mana momentousness weighting laurels virtue priority preference primacy capacity majesty worthiness level grade ranking ability stock popularity recognition reverence veneration brand rap reliability privilege opinion fashion paramountcy preponderancy preponderance impressiveness extraordinariness memorability publicity size bottom relevance physique figure competence development qualification growth control media interest media attention public image high station generosity grandeur brownie points heroism moment chivalry disinterestedness gravity high-mindedness idealism nobility stateliness sublimity nobleness seriousness heaviness degree echelon reaches rung rating footing stage condition goodness weightiness magnanimity morality stratum type mode category predominance social standing elevation standard good social position high regard stardom public esteem grace desert talent order integrity deservingness meritoriousness arete capability pro plus point high quality skill redeeming feature aptitude accomplishment specialness markedness noticeability close attention good coverage advantage preferment favoritism favouritism prelation ascendancy weightage pride of place the lead first place greatest importance preferential treatment favoured treatment greater importance a high profile top billing splendour magnificence splendor accolade augustness supereminence acclamation exaltation style brilliance pride resplendence admiration visibility ceremony gorgeousness gloriousness splendidness extolment peerlessness pomp praise glorification sumptuousness splendiferousness sublimeness stupendousness resplendency deference laudation adoration aggrandizement adulation opulence consideration celebration fealty tribute homage devotion beauty transcendency richness luxuriousness immortalization apotheosis applause commendation obeisance approbation worship plaudits canonization tributes accolades compliments attention deification lionization eulogium bouquets paeans eulogy commemoration trust lionisation props aggrandisement salutes congratulations compliment pomp and circumstance good image badge flair decoration manner bays award notedness venerability venerableness Augustness matchlessness incomparability outstandingness portentousness formality superstardom laurel distinguishment situation grading gravitas courtliness caste aristocracy sphere sovereignty solemnness earnestness imposingness snob value blue blood infamy dazzle luxury stamp seal design high birth lavishness radiance spectacle elegance pageantry solemnity street cred street credibility legend heyday acknowledgement acknowledgment myth immortality classification purpose tier poshness swank pulchritude post ostentation show exaltedness marvelousness flourish ritziness spectacularity glitter ostentatiousness gradation division snob appeal league notch niche estate groove ceremonial ceremoniousness inclusiveness handsomeness fineness might circumstance breadth immensity superbity amplitude grandiosity vastness expansiveness great importance

Noun

The size, length, or amount of something, as established by measuring
measurement dimension size area length amount extent height magnitude depth width amplitude capacity quantity range volume bulk mass value acreage footage measure mileage proportion proportions tonnage expanse altitude analysis breadth calibration degree density determination distance frequency judgement judgment metage pitch reach scope survey thickness time valuation largeness bigness greatness dimensions scale hugeness vastness immensity measurements bulkiness quota quantum body heaviness massiveness number extension intensity strength substance substantiality admeasurement total aggregate enormity portion lot load consignment part group dose dosage large size space gauge supply voluminousness gage sizableness tremendousness compass heftiness ampleness portliness poundage significance totality grandness gigantism giantism prodigiousness immenseness vastitude enormousness matter complement square footage avoirdupois highness calibre stature diameter voluminosity capaciousness content stretch caliber spread ratio percentage extensiveness span sum standard quotient allotment variety number of multitude budget batch figure rate ambit sweep level confines realm orbit radius limit field bounds sphere bore gamut purview spectrum gradation extensity grade comprehensiveness severity coverage limits latitude fullness territory play mark order province point domain cubage abundance parameters jurisdiction division circle diapason vicinity neighborhood rank spaciousness ken swing leeway earshot panorama run equation apportionment cubic measure horizon real estate run of neighbourhood register region interval sum total importance expansion dimensionality all-inclusiveness room quality statistic inclusiveness pale influence contents spatial extent stratum stage collection shade command boundaries retention sufficiency accommodation share thoroughness cubic content spacing remove way lead high point data net sway margin confine outlook remit competence count tally estimate exemplar device criterion example sample recognizance assessment test check guideline rule instrument barometer tester type model guide benchmark indication pattern touchstone indicator norm meter basis yardstick bracket wideness holding ability holding power cut segment piece authority power control hearing tune profusion sphere of influence terms of reference field of reference longitude score standing room fraction grasp whole elbowroom allowance take end bit slice section mastery ability completeness richness plethora distance lengthwise linearity ranginess extent lengthwise longness linear measure continuance generosity heft bounty plenitude copiousness plenty comparison recognisance metre

Noun

The fact or state of having a connection to, or being related to, something else

Noun

The act of corroborating, strengthening, or confirming
corroboration confirmation documentation substantiation validation attestation authentication certification endorsement evidence proof ratification support establishment accreditation affirmation testament testimonial testimony verification voucher witness backing bolstering circumstantiation demonstration reinforcement sustainment indication affidavit manifestation information warrant justification sanctioning declaration avowal grounds data facts approval sanction statement agreement recognition consent assent passing averment nod okay passage accord exemplification admission proving vindication validating show affirming accepting verifying corroborating visa authorizing supporting authenticating authorising profession clincher monument green light deposition documents go ahead stamp of approval smoking gun acknowledgment sureness reflection embodiment acknowledgement illustration info cincher tribute credential sign certificate citations credentials records papers submission flaunting display exhibition assertion protestation say-so allegation asseveration claim determination explanation spectacle induction trial test description sworn statement authorization acceptance case ammunition record exhibit trace reason argument goods reasons paper trail legalization authorisation legalisation straight stuff approbation permission adoption blessing licence OK go-ahead seal of approval imprimatur enactment favour thumbs up acquiescence favor allowance clearance leave concurrence O.K. rubber stamp authority recommendation license mandate countenance permit legislation ratifying yes advocacy espousal compliance promotion implementation dispensation the nod fiat sufferance concession charter granting encouragement endorsation seal carte blanche formal acceptance benediction double-checking assurance expression accession validity formalization legitimization signing signal guarantee warranty stamp word suggestion formalisation notification official approval crosscheck proclamation approving decreeing ordaining consent to agreement to championing legislating appliance application assumption championship upholding probate patronage signature subscription making law access right checking confirming substantiating superscription comment countersignature qualification appropriation privilege freedom power entitlement exemption liberty prerogative condonance tolerance discretion empowerment hubba-hubba commendation commercial stroke selection acquisition affectation embracing assuming taking on acquiring choice affecting impunity sanctification pass latitude run order toleration decree condonation admittance command blank cheque green-light free hand all clear say so free rein arrogation following rubber-stamping maintenance subscription to pat on back embracement taking up taking over assenting acceding good wishes

Noun

A tax, tariff or duty that is imposed, especially on merchandise
impost tax duty levy toll charge assessment imposition fee tribute custom surtax tariff excise customs dues payment tithe exaction rate mulct contribution taxation burden due expense price cost bill demand customs duties import tax tenth offering ransom subsidy surcharge debt gift homage muster rates fare tab menu duties export tax price tag tariffs imposts bill of fare levies tolls import taxes import charges liability cess fine brokerage salvage bite capitation giveaway towage proportional tax pork barrel figure amount damage ante outlay sum pay expenditure freight subscription expenses charges hire disbursement valuation quotation ticket fees debit obligation wage value worth allowance remuneration consideration estimate membership fee terms total asking price score retail budget selling price sticker tune appraisal appraisement monetary value bottom line face value poll tax VAT costs outgo protection kickback collection premium income tax tax collection taxes monies fiscal policy revenue system tax policy tax system payments investment arrearage spending spend setback out of pocket bounty rental squeeze laying taxes levying payment required hire charge market price an arm and a leg requisition extortion call claim request requirement token passage slug check book prize return reckoning wages transport cost ticket price passage money ticket money entrance fee salary emolument stipend handout commission percentage honorarium account reward compensation meed earnings recompense slice handle cut share juice take piece take-in chunk house rake-off end gravy piece of the action

Noun

Belief in or acceptance of something as true
credence faith belief confidence trust acceptance reliance credit stock assurance certainty dependence traction accepting admission admitting authority store conviction hope certitude sureness hopefulness optimism loyalty expectation surety entrustment assuredness cocksureness doubtlessness positiveness face satisfaction freedom from doubt reliance on belief in confidence in faith in trust in support estimation freedom from suspicion expectance need want necessity need for leaning on requirement sure bet swallowing clinging to seeking support from devotion devotedness authoritativeness truth validity dependence on credence in faithfulness dedication commitment fidelity conclusiveness reliability constancy steadfastness allegiance piety fealty troth factualness banker indubitableness attachment credulity cinch lockup staunchness lock definiteness cast-iron certainty positivism shoo-in dogmatism wrap-up steadiness firmness setup assent adhesion fastness determination decisiveness inevitableness inevitability decidedness resolution assertiveness self-assurance finality self-confidence aplomb self-reliance nerve self-possession courage poise composure absoluteness coolness boldness resoluteness phlegm cool-headedness level-headedness self-assuredness self-esteem self-trust decision faith in oneself cool belief in oneself presumption impudence presence of mind guarantee positivity proof fervor fervour earnestness precision infallibility correctness passion mettle élan fortitude firm belief resolve fearlessness tenacity spirit pluck brashness dash genuineness exactitude daring elan backbone grit intrepidity heart hardihood buoyancy morale spunk purposefulness unequivocalness unambiguousness no shadow of a doubt purpose determinedness irrevocability granite willpower fact emphaticalness unalterableness incontrovertibility completeness irrefutability unavoidability definitiveness stick-to-itiveness ineluctability maxim integrity terminality intactness fixedness entirety finish wholeness totality perfection verity law reality truism principle axiom revelation proven principle security calmness tranquillity tranquility serenity equanimity nonchalance impassivity collectedness sangfroid imperturbability equilibrium unflappability aggressiveness audacity arrogance effrontery temerity bravery peace of mind

Noun

A weight consisting of two disks or spheres attached to a short bar

Noun

Deprivation or restriction of personal liberty or freedom of movement
restraint check constraint limitation restriction control rein bridle curb hindrance curtailment impediment inhibition limit obstacle ban boycott brake circumscription condition damper deterrent embargo fetter hold moderation stricture taboo clampdown disqualification interdict prevention retardant suppression abridgement abridgment bar barrier bondage ceiling chains command cramp decrease deprivation determent deterrence fetters instruction manacles obstruction order pinions prohibition reduction rope stop stoppage straitjacket string restraining order wet blanket chain block handicap trammel encumbrance shackles manacle hurdle shackle drag interference crimp stumbling block balk snag clog baulk holdback leash hitch drawback let embarrassment catch discouragement blockage confinement bond setback difficulty hazard disadvantage disincentive cumber line lead irons cord spanner in the works fly in the ointment tether monkey wrench in the works bind delay repression bracelet interruption preventive impedance safeguard dissuasion burden complication binding hiccup problem facer boundary harness barricade halter lock gridlock cuffs handcuffs hampering strap inconvenience ligature ball and chain band tie reservation millstone hamper stint catch-22 handcuff wall crackdown restrainer monkey wrench qualification iron demarcation road block defence bonds precaution defense retardation arrest captivity holdup preventative shutdown trammels regulation cuff glitch end hang-up bracelets stopping jam link protection border margin sticking point leg irons thwarting curbing proscription lyam provision stipulation requirement confine bit elimination halt rebuff proviso rule security perimeter threshold veto interdiction rider blocking checking contraction caution bound squelching constrainment constriction fastening precautionary measure strings cumbrance cap bounds baggage albatross issue containment extent hobble remedy termination joker bilboes defect weakness wire detriment retardment jam-up excess baggage blockade bottleneck gyves darbies restraints rub circumvention preventive measure protective measure stay roadblock no-no fine print hawser upper limit millstone around your neck booby trap cable connection clogging discipline obligation commitment suppressant deadweight opposition immobilization immobilisation chill intimidation moratorium pitfall detention buttress put down damp depressant cloud inadequacy circumspection injunction modification definition weary load break reversal reverse blow hardship gloom pall warning nuisance coupling cinchers anchor binders railing traverse fence maximum rahui occlusion congestion hold-up governor stumbling stone bump uphill deterring factor defensive measures depression pale edge stamping out tethers ropes trouble mountain checkmate whammy load disablement impairment flaw disorder fault stone in one's path confines palladium fail-safe protective shield blank wall saddle debt guilt cross duty compression astringency tightening squeezing shrinking choking verge compass frontier parameter mountain to climb cold water dead weight red tape retarding device neutralizer prophylactic strait waistcoat headstall hackamore collar noose leg-iron yoke gyve pendant lavaliere locket rackle clinker truss picket monkey on one's back thorn in one's side avoidance forestallment anticipation averting forestalling precluding preclusion snaffle electronic ankle bracelet custody limits extremity circumference anticipatory measure sabotage intervention tops restraining device small difficulty interception prophylaxis obviation deterence inhibitor foot dragging line of demarcation cutoff point cut-off point prerequisite demand clause anathema eradication crushing abolition requisite essential necessity ambit disapproval exception term specification precondition contingency kicker terms linkage tie-in stickum hookup nexus gunk network non-acceptance tapu exemption postulate stern measures strike getting tough crush severe measures arrangement don't religious convention sanction forbiddance social convention law thou-shalt-not superstition need article must arrestment close cutoff finish discontinuation expiration surcease closure closedown cessation shutoff conclusion lapse cease offset ending discontinuance must-have sine qua non lace guy lacing bridling small print shackling fettering holding back frustration baulking cramping stifling smothering choker halting quashing foiling staying restraining suspension stalling coaxial piece of cordage boom topping lift wire rope hangup balking sublimation putting an end to putting an stop to nipping in the bud downside disbenefit minus liability negative shortcoming incommodity debit upset disturbance headache misfortune hassle snafu bother disruption annoyance vexation aggravation dilemma disappointment fuss trial concern weak point weak spot pain predicament imperfection deficiency impasse awkwardness unwieldiness unfitness exasperation distress untimeliness unsuitableness cumbersomeness troublesomeness uneasiness stew cross to bear mishap unhandiness defeat bothersomeness gotcha woe gimmick anxiety layoff abeyance worry stress land mine discomfort tie-up snarl-up grief downfall ill snarl logjam incommodiousness struggle knock clot problems irritation lack failing disability bad news disquiet bummer unease bug affliction pickle body blow agitation unpleasantness con knock-back puzzler traffic jam puzzle scrape piece of bad luck task one in the eye bit of trouble reversal of fortune kick in the teeth strain down sit-down deduction walkout lockout downtime standstill barring bone of contention misery disgrace slowing complaint wait injury preemption albatross around one's neck evil deadlock exclusion detainment psychological baggage remonstrance expostulation persuasion bad flip side handicapping penalty tailback quandary millstone round someone's neck holding pattern privation afterdeal narrowing backup queue tribulation negative aspect issues bulwark pinch prob demerit tangle stopping up strife deal-breaker trap other side of the coin encirclement turmoil deep trouble dire straits mess danger torment hot water fix spot cropper knot crunch unseen problem trick can of worms disputed point row sorrow onus infarct snare embolus cordon infarction conundrum ploy dodge wile regression flip-flop unfortunate development slowdown backset comedown regress bath about-face foil bottom point at issue tight spot the rub interference with reverse of fortune double whammy adversity joker in the pack restricted access responsibility charge grievance mental weight blame punishment unwanted responsibility accountability blunder drawing board line of defense slip spoiling whole new ballgame inefficacy error irk irritant thorn bugbear peeve harassment botheration pest aggro ruffle miscalculation mistake mischance bafflement nuisance value failure countering scotching derailment dashing incommode hair shirt tiresomeness inopportuneness bitter pill crippling hindering foundering collapse snookering baffling put out stroke of bad luck consequence nonfulfillment scuppering nonfulfilment contravention unfulfillment involvement lease chit indebtment loan bite pledge balance arrear possibility due remainder contract damage Achilles heel mortgage jinx tab IOU account nonsuccess lack of success non-success disaster area interval hiatus interlude millstone round one's neck gap pause interstice parenthesis interregnum intermission hiccough discontinuity interim intrusion disconnection recess severance rupture quiescence abeyancy division doldrums lacuna break-off rift split latency dormancy disuniting blackout separation dissolution letup breach

Verb

To burden, load or encumber with
load burden lade encumber freight laden lumber saddle charge overburden ballast weigh down make heavier add weight to overload strain tax overwhelm hamper oppress cumber trammel task weigh handicap test push exhaust obstruct crush weary land overtax stress snow dump on snow under prey on bear down on embarrass retard top entrust worry pile it on pile yoke hinder impede inflict something on unload something on fob something off on to thrust something on impose something on trouble make heavy stretch saddle with try impose on impose inflict drain press sap enervate weaken impose upon dump something on someone empty tire overwork fatigue wear out make demands on pull down hold down load down weigh upon bear down press down ask too much of make heavy demands on pressure overstretch overuse put a strain on push too far press hard on put pressure on weigh heavily on challenge overstrain overreach overfill overcharge overstress overtask overextend drive overexert overdo it push to the limit leave dump overdo dump with thrust surfeit surcharge land with invest put too much in endow exert apply extend exact rack knacker wrench tense distend tighten give responsibility for exploit exert excessively drive too far place assess fine levy make too many demands on work too hard work oneself into the ground exert to the limit run oneself into the ground knock oneself out sweat put vest lay drive too hard be a slave-driver be a hard taskmaster be a slave driver drive into the ground put upon

Verb

To put into italics
italicise italicize stress emphasise emphasize accentuate underscore underline highlight accent punctuate spotlight feature headline press mark repeat assert affirm impress indicate enunciate reiterate articulate charge dramatise dramatize pinpoint pronounce enlarge limelight maintain hit point up bring out play up dwell on insist on point out rub in make emphatic bear down make clear labor the point make a point make much of put accent on put the accent on foreground put the stress on put the force on insist strengthen intensify heighten illuminate prioritize deepen belabour call attention to harp on focus attention on draw attention to flag up bring attention to betone prioritise belabor give an emphasis to bring to the fore hit on hit home press home make a point of give prominence to lay stress on rub it in give priority to put stress on focus on concentrate on lay emphasis on put emphasis on zero in on give emphasis to set off show up call bring home make a feature of fix on centre on select rank first home in on flag place emphasis on make more noticeable make more prominent center on give precedence to turn the spotlight on zoom in on give weight to bring to light throw up denote spot place emphasis throw into relief harp on the fact play something up point something up enhance increase impress on someone promote make someone realize make someone understand throw something into relief blaze give the full works advertize advertise make conspicuous make aware of impress upon someone drive home make someone conscious of bring home to one make something clear to someone aim at bring something home to someone shadow lock on track follow reveal utter elicit introduce expose publish bring to the surface draw out

Verb

To bias (the odds) towards a particular outcome

Antonym of weight

weight Idiom, Proverb

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