transitive verb
1. (to evaluate) 
a. to weigh 
Majo y su familia están sopesando las opciones para viajar en vacaciones.Majo and her family are weighing the options for their vacation.
La única forma de que tu madre no se enfade es sopesando muy bien lo que vas a decir.The only way your mother isn't going to get angry is if you carefully weigh your words.
Tras sopesar la situación, decidí buscar trabajo en mi país en vez de en el extranjero.After weighing up the situation, I decided to look for a job in my country instead of overseas.
Juan sopesó las diferentes posibilidades y les comunicó su decisión al día siguiente.Juan considered the various options and told them his decision the following day.
2. (to heft) 
El operario sopesó el sofá para comprobar si necesitaría ayuda para llevarlo.The worker felt the weight of the sofa to check if he would need help carrying it.
transitive verb
1. (pros y contras) 
a. to weigh up 
transitive verb
1 (levantar) to try the weight of
2 (evaluar) [+situación] to weigh up; [+palabras] to weigh
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