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Meaning of WEIGH DOWN

Pronunciation:  wey dawn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  exert a force with a heavy weight; "The snow bore down on the roof"
  2. [v]  be oppressive or disheartening to
 
 Synonyms: bear down, bear down on, drag down, press down on, weigh on
 
 Antonyms: buoy up, lighten
 
 See Also: press, sadden

 

 

 

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