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unburden

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of unburden

  1. 1 to empty or rid of cargo <the crew was frantically unburdening the ship in an attempt to save it> Synonyms disburden, discharge, disencumber, off-load, unload, unlade, unpackRelated Words free, lighten, relieve; clear, empty, evacuate, vacate, voidNear Antonyms charge, cram, fill, heap, jam, jam-pack, stuffAntonyms load, pack

  2. 2 to set (a person or thing) free of something that encumbers <a generous friend unburdened her of that particular financial worry> Synonyms clear, disburden, disencumber, divest, free, relieve, ridRelated Words discharge, emancipate, enfranchise, liberate, loose, loosen, manumit, release, spring, unbind, uncage, unchain, unfetter; bail (out), deliver, redeem, rescue; disengage, disentangle, extricateNear Antonyms bog (down), fetter, hamper, restrain, shackle, subject, weigh down, weight (down)Antonyms burden, encumber, saddle




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