unlade

verb
un·​lade | \ ˌən-ˈlād How to pronounce unlade (audio) \
unladed; unladed or unladen\ ˌən-​ˈlā-​dᵊn How to pronounce unladen (audio) \; unlading

Definition of unlade

transitive verb

1 : to take the load or cargo from

intransitive verb

: to discharge cargo

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Examples of unlade in a Sentence

permission will not be given to unlade the ship until it can be thoroughly inspected

First Known Use of unlade

14th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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The first known use of unlade was in the 14th century

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