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lade

verb

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  1. 1 to lift out with something that holds liquid the cook laded the stew into small bowls Synonyms bucket, dip, ladle, scoop, spoonRelated Words bail; deplete, drain, eliminate, empty, exhaust; bleed, draw (off); dish; slop; decant, draw, pump, siphon (also syphon), suctionNear Antonyms pour; fill

  2. 2 to place a weight or burden on the trucks were heavily laden with produce for the market Synonyms burden, encumber, freight, load, laden, lumber, saddle, weightRelated Words clog, clutter, fill, pack; heap, mound, pile, stack; press, weigh; strain, tax; overburden, overload, overtax, surcharge; hamper, handicap; afflict, oppressNear Antonyms alleviate, ease, lighten, relieveAntonyms disburden, discharge, disencumber, unburden, unlade, unload

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