disburden

verb
dis·​bur·​den | \(ˌ)dis-ˈbər-dᵊn \

Definition of disburden 

transitive verb

1a : to rid of a burden disburden a pack animal

b : unburden disburden your conscience

2 : unload disburdened their merchandise in the town square

intransitive verb

: discharge the vessels disburdened at the dock

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Other Words from disburden

disburdenment \ -​mənt \ noun

Synonyms & Antonyms for disburden

Synonyms

clear, disencumber, divest, free, relieve, rid, unburden

Antonyms

burden, encumber, saddle

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Examples of disburden in a Sentence

disburdened the oil tanker before it could leak any more oil the cinema was a place where we could disburden ourselves of our cares, if only for a couple of hours

First Known Use of disburden

1532, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1a

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Dictionary Entries near disburden

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disbranch

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disbursal

disburse

disbursement

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The first known use of disburden was in 1532

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