Example sentences for: outweigh

How can you use “outweigh” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Where possible, the underlying cause should be treated to at least provide symptomatic relief when the burden of the therapy does not outweigh the benefit.

  • Frequent trading requires that you pull off the near-impossible feat of consistently outwitting the collective intelligence of the stock market, and do so well enough to outweigh the added burden of commission costs and taxes (which are much higher on short-term capital gains than on long-term gains).

  • The good points outweigh the bad (such as dirty soles), and that's why I do it.

  • But in many cases the rewards are not great, they are rarely distributed evenly among individuals, and do not necessarily outweigh the costs.

  • A report published in the British Medical Journal by a team of Bristol epidemiologists infuriated cancer charities by saying there is "evidence that the potential benefits of exposure to sunlight may outweigh the widely publicised adverse effects on the incidence of skin cancer."

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