Synonyms and Antonyms of unload
1 to empty or rid of cargo the dockworkers unloaded the ship Synonyms of unload disburden, discharge, disencumber, off-load, unburden, unlade, unpack Words Related to unload free, lighten, relieve; clear, empty, evacuate, vacate, void Near Antonyms of unload charge, cram, fill, heap, jam, jam-pack, stuff Antonyms of unload load, pack
2 to get rid of as useless or unwanted I can't seem to unload this old car—even the charities won't take it! Synonyms of unload cashier, cast (off), chuck, deep-six, ditch, dump, eighty-six (or 86), exorcise (also exorcize), fling (off or away), jettison, junk, lay by, lose, pitch, reject, scrap, shed, shuck (off), slough (off) also sluff (off), throw away, throw out, toss, discardWords Related to unload abandon, abdicate, desert, forsake; dismiss, kick out; abolish, annihilate, eliminate, eradicate, expunge, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, liquidate, remove, root (out), stamp (out), wipe outNear Antonyms of unload adopt, embrace, take on; employ, use, utilize; hold, hold back, keep, retain
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