Quick answer
"Weight" is a noun which is often translated as "el peso", and "height" is a noun which is often translated as "la altura". Learn more about the difference between "weight" and "height" below.
weight(
weyt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (heaviness)
a. el peso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I put on some weight last Christmas.Subí un poco de peso las pasadas Navidades.
2. (for exercise)
a. la pesa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He goes to the gym to lift weights three times a week.Él va al gimnasio a levantar pesas tres veces a la semana.
3. (burden)
a. el peso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The athlete said he felt like a weight had been lifted when he won the championship.El atleta dijo que sentía que se le había quitado un peso de encima cuando ganó el campeonato.
b. la carga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Finding a new job has taken a huge weight off my shoulders.Haber conseguido un nuevo trabajo me ha quitado tremenda carga de encima.
4. (importance)
a. el peso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His opinion carries a lot of weight in the company.Su opinión tiene mucho peso dentro de la empresa.
5. (in clocks)
a. la pesa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You need to have the weights in this grandfather clock replaced.Necesita cambiar las pesas en este reloj de pie.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to add weight to)
a. poner peso a
Do you know any tricks to weight the curtains and stop them from blowing away?¿Conoces algún truco para ponerle peso a las cortinas y evitar que se vuelen?
7. (to hold down)
a. sujetar
The wind was so strong I had to weight the tablecloth with a jug.El viento era tan fuerte que tuve que sujetar el mantel con una jarra.
8. (to have a bias against)
a. perjudicar a
The new economic measures are weighted against the middle class.Las nuevas medidas económicas perjudican a la clase media.
b. beneficiar a
The law should be weighted in favor of the weaker.La ley debería beneficiar a los más débiles.
9. (mathematics)
a. ponderar
The chart shows how the variables were weighted in our analysis.La tabla muestra cómo se ponderaron las variables en nuestro análisis.
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height(
hayt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (measurement)
a. la altura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The height of the new building is impressive.La altura del nuevo edificio es impresionante.
b. la estatura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(person)
I'm not sure of his exact height, but he looks really tall.No sé cuál es su estatura exacta pero se ve muy alto.
c. el altitud
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(above sea level)
The plane is flying at a height of 39,000 feet.El avión está volando a una altitud de 39,000 pies.
2. (peak)
a. la cima
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our president is at the height of his political career.Nuestro presidente está en la cima de su carrera política.
3. (limit)
a. el colmo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The magazine reached the height of madness with this article.La revista llegó al colmo de la locura con este artículo.
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