reload

verb
re·load | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈlōd \
reloaded; reloading

Definition of reload 

verb, transitive + intransitive

: to load again: such as

a : to put a charge or load into a weapon again reloaded a pistol … most competitive shooters reload their own ammunition. —Craig Vaughn This firearm will continuously load, fire, eject, reload, and fire again … —William R. Dietrick

b : to load or be loaded into a computer's memory or storage again recorded the time the computer's operating system took to reload The files are stored locally, so that whenever you access a Web site that you have accessed previously, the browser doesn't have to reload the entire page; it simply reads it from the cache. —Terrance A. Rooney

c : to put a renewed supply of funds or resources into an account However, the new tickets can not be reloaded with credit like a standard smartcard. —Benedict Brook

Other words from reload

reloadable \(ˌ)rē-ˈlō-də-bəl \ adjective
a reloadable gift card

First Known Use of reload

1620, in the meaning defined above

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relleno

Rellyan

reload

reloader

relocate

relocatee

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The first known use of reload was in 1620

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