Synonyms and Antonyms of unburden

  1. 1 to empty or rid of cargo the crew was frantically unburdening the ship in an attempt to save it Synonyms disburden, discharge, disencumber, off-load, unload, 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 a generous friend unburdened her of that particular financial worry Synonyms clear, disburden, disencumber, divest, free, relieve, ridRelated 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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to cast off or become cast off

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