to carry weight

to carry weight
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  • carry weight — ► carry weight be influential. Main Entry: ↑carry …   English terms dictionary

  • carry weight — index influence, motivate, predominate (command), prejudice (influence) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • carry weight with — index prevail (persuade), prevail upon Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • carry weight — verb have influence to a specified degree Her opinion carries a lot of weight • Hypernyms: ↑determine, ↑shape, ↑mold, ↑influence, ↑regulate • Verb Frames: Something s …   Useful english dictionary

  • To carry weight — Carry Car ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Carried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Carrying}.] [OF. carier, charier, F. carrier, to cart, from OF. car, char, F. car, car. See {Car}.] 1. To convey or transport in any manner from one place to another; to bear; often… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carry weight — tv. to have influence. □ I don’t carry much weight around here, but Walter does. □ Tom carries weight with the mayor. Ask him …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • carry weight — to be respected and have influence Dr Watson has worked in the region for 40 years, and his opinions carry great weight …   English dictionary

  • carry weight — Synonyms and related words: amount to something, balance, be featured, be heavy, be influential, be persuasive, be prominent, be somebody, be something, count, counterbalance, cut ice, cut some ice, get top billing, have an in, have full play,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • carry weight —    If a person or organization carries weight, they are influential or important.     I m glad she s on our side her opinion carries a lot of weight …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • carry weight — if what you do or say carries weight with someone, it seems important to them and will influence what they do or think. Her opinion carries a lot of weight with the boss. (often + with) …   New idioms dictionary

  • carry weight — {n.} To be influential; have significance and/or clout; impress. * /A letter of recommendation from a full professor carries more weight than a letter from an assistant professor./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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