Synonyms for Weight:

n.

bit, blowtorch, applicator, blowlamp, bellows, bradawl, Allen Wrench, adjustable wrench, box end wrench, awl. bogie, bogey, cancer, demons, anxiety, bugbear, bugaboo, blanket, canker. exercise bike, cross-trainer, beam, mat, dumbbell, obstacle course, barbell, balance beam, multigym, bench. immobilize, hold back, pin, trap, block, obstruct, intercept, hold, pin down. dominate, count, loom large, counterpoise, emphasize, signify, sinker, come before, anchor, figure, predominate, rock, counterbalance, stone, plumb, lie at the heart of something, matter, ballast. heftiness, ponderosity, heavy, impedimenta, massiveness, avoirdupois. onus, dead weight, net, millstone, nett, headache, over, lightweight, counterweight, tax, dense, light. big, bulk, Preponderancy, preponderance. influence, sway, clout, leverage, pull, affect. force, muscle, strong, power. importance, import, significance, concernment, concern, moment, important, consequence, Significancy. cumber, lade, encumber. authority (noun)
force.
bearing (noun)
import.
bulk (noun)
massiveness.
calculation (noun)
measurement.
emphasis (noun)
priority.
heaviness (noun)
gravity, heaviness, ponderousness, mass.
importance (noun)
priority, status, consequence, substance, eminence.
influence (noun)
leverage.
power (noun)
clout.
size (noun)
bulk.

v.

influence (verb)
pull.

Other synonyms:

ponderosity, ballast, massiveness, importance, onus, density, pressure, impedimenta, avoirdupois, Significancy, cumber, heftiness. concernment, authority, significance, leverage, encumber, muscle, Preponderancy, measurement, clout, dead weight, influence. headache, lade, preponderance, millstone. tax, moment. power, force. plummet
sinker.
stress
emphasis.

Usage examples for weight

  1. Especially was this the case when the emperor was only a boy, whose influence in the affairs of the government could have little weight – Japan by David Murray
  2. And I rather like the weight of it against my leg again. – The Heritage of the Hills by Arthur P. Hankins
  3. They are of more weight than all the rest of England, nor dare any man drive them to bay, for they are most mighty in wealth and in men. – Chaucer and His England by G. G. Coulton