unlade

play
verb un·lade \ˌən-ˈlād\

Definition of unlade

unladed

;

unladed

or

unladen

play \ˌən-ˈlā-dən\;

unlading

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to take the load or cargo from

  3. 2 :  discharge, unload

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to discharge cargo

Examples of unlade in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of unlade

14th century



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