• v. To respect.

  • v. To value.

  • v. To appreciate.

Example Sentences

  • “The more I get to know the older bochrim, the more I'm machshiv them.” (Weiser)

  • “He is machshiv his education enough to study hard and do his homework.” (Weiser)

  • “It takes some experience to be machshiv the real gadlus of mashgiach's derech in musar.” (Weiser)

  • "Sarah Schenirer’s mission was to create a dor of yarei Shamayim women who were going to be machshiv Torah and build a new generation of frum Yidden." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • מחשיב

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)


      • North America


      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      to be makhshiv

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