un·load verb \ˌən-ˈlōd\
: to remove something (such as cargo) from a truck, ship, etc.
: to allow (someone) to leave a train, ship, etc.
: to get rid of (something or someone) quickly
a (1) : to take off : deliver (2) : to take the cargo from <unload the truck>
b : to give outlet to : pour forth <unloaded her bitter feelings>
: to relieve of something burdensome, unwanted, or oppressive <unloaded the pack animals> <unloaded himself to his friend>
: to draw the charge from <unloaded the gun>
: to sell or dispose of especially in large quantities : dump
: to hit or propel with a great release of power <unloaded his ninth homer>
: to release or deliver something especially with power <unloaded on the ball>
: to give forth a usually sudden angry outburst <the coach unloaded on his players>
— un·load·er noun
Examples of UNLOAD
- It took four hours to unload the truck.
- Could you help me unload the car?
- After the ship docked, they unloaded its cargo.
- I have to unload the groceries.
- Most ships unload at another dock now.
- The train made several stops to unload passengers.
- Rumor has it that the manager wants to unload him. Maybe he'll be traded to another team.
- She unloaded a huge amount of stock when prices fell.
First Known Use of UNLOAD
Rhymes with UNLOAD
, bar code
, church mode
, dead load
, dress code
, high road
, live load
, lymph node
, post road
, side road
, Silk Road
, skid road
, source code
, zip code
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