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disburden

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of disburden

  1. 1 to empty or rid of cargo disburdened the oil tanker before it could leak any more oil Synonyms unload, discharge, disencumber, off-load, unburden, 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 the cinema was a place where we could disburden ourselves of our cares, if only for a couple of hours Synonyms clear, rid, disencumber, divest, free, relieve, unburdenRelated 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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