Synonyms for load


1. load, loading, burden, weight
usage: weight to be borne or conveyed
2. load, loading, indefinite quantity
usage: a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time; "the system broke down under excessive loads"
3. cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment, merchandise, wares, product
usage: goods carried by a large vehicle
4. load, indefinite quantity
usage: an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate; "he got a load on and started a brawl"
5. load, electrical power, electric power, wattage
usage: the power output of a generator or power plant
6. burden, load, encumbrance, incumbrance, onus, concern, worry, headache, vexation
usage: an onerous or difficult concern; "the burden of responsibility"; "that's a load off my mind"
7. lode, load, deposit, sedimentation, alluviation
usage: a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks
8. load, electrical device
usage: electrical device to which electrical power is delivered


1. load, lade, laden, load up, fill, fill up, make full
usage: fill or place a load on; "load a car"; "load the truck with hay"
2. load, charge, fill, fill up, make full
usage: provide with munition; "He loaded his gun carefully"
3. load, put, set, place, pose, position, lay
usage: put (something) on a structure or conveyance; "load the bags onto the trucks"
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