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disburden

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verb dis·bur·den \(ˌ)dis-ˈbər-dən\

Definition of disburden

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to rid of a burden <disburden a pack animal> b :  unburden <disburden your conscience>

  3. 2 :  unload <disburdened their merchandise in the town square>

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  discharge <the vessels disburdened at the dock>

dis·bur·den·ment play \-mənt\ noun


Examples of disburden

  1. <disburdened the oil tanker before it could leak any more oil>

  2. <the cinema was a place where we could disburden ourselves of our cares, if only for a couple of hours>



1532

First Known Use of disburden

1532

Rhymes with disburden



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