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load

verb

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1 to place a weight or burden on
  • students complaining that their teachers were loading them with work

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2 to put into (something) as much as can be held or contained
  • she loaded her plate at the buffet with as much food as she could carry and with more than any sane person should eat

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load

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of load (Entry 2 of 2)

1 a mass or quantity of something taken up and carried, conveyed, or transported
  • hoisted a load of grain on the truck going to Florida

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2 loads plural a considerable amount
  • there's no rush, since we've got loads of time left

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The first known use of load was in the 12th century

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“Load.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/load. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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