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1. load

noun. ['ˈloʊd'] weight to be borne or conveyed.

Synonyms

  • millstone
  • weight
  • overburden
  • dead load
  • live load
  • overload
  • loading
  • burthen
  • superload

Antonyms

  • break
  • abstain
  • fire
  • undercharge

Etymology

  • lode (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Load

  • overflowed
  • explode
  • bestrode
  • plateaued
  • overrode
  • implode
  • forebode
  • bestowed
  • unbowed
  • strode
  • outmode
  • out-mode
  • methode
  • m-code
  • kanode
  • encode
  • decode
  • commode
  • c-code
  • stowed
  • snowed
  • slowed
  • shrode
  • grode
  • glowed
  • gloede
  • flowed
  • erode
  • crowed
  • corrode

How do you pronounce load?

Pronounce load as loʊd.

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Sentences with load


1. Noun, singular or mass
When blocked, water does not reach all the dishes in the load.

2. Verb, base form
Alaska Airlines requires that you check-in an hour early to give the airline time to load your pet.

Quotes about load


1. If one tends to be a humorous person and you have a sense of humor the rest of your life then you can certainly lighten the load, I think, by bringing that to your trials and tribulations. It's easy to have a sense of humor when everything is going well.
- Alan Thicke

2. It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
- Lou Holtz

3. I'm about to make a wild, extreme and severe relationship rule: the word busy is a load of crap and is most often used by assholes. The word "busy"is the relationship Weapon of Mass Destruction. It seems like a good excuse, but in fact in every silo you uncover, all you're going to find is a man who didn't care enough to call. Remember men are never to busy to get what they want.
- Greg Behrendt

2. load

verb. ['ˈloʊd'] fill or place a load on.

Synonyms

  • fill up
  • load down
  • fill
  • reload
  • overcharge
  • stack
  • overload
  • surcharge
  • make full
  • lade
  • bomb up
  • laden
  • load up

Antonyms

  • light
  • lightness
  • heaviness
  • heavy

Etymology

  • lode (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. load

noun. ['ˈloʊd'] a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time.

Synonyms

  • indefinite quantity
  • trainload

Antonyms

  • honest
  • lawful
  • straight

Etymology

  • lode (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. load

verb. ['ˈloʊd'] provide (a device) with something necessary.

Synonyms

  • recharge
  • fill
  • reload
  • make full
  • fill up

Antonyms

  • unimportance
  • unloading
  • buy
  • export

Etymology

  • lode (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. load

noun. ['ˈloʊd'] goods carried by a large vehicle.

Synonyms

  • freight
  • merchandise
  • ware
  • loading
  • lading
  • shipment
  • payload
  • product
  • cargo

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • decompress
  • lack
  • unclutter

Etymology

  • lode (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. load

noun. ['ˈloʊd'] the power output of a generator or power plant.

Synonyms

  • wattage
  • electrical power

Antonyms

  • inelastic
  • short
  • succeed

Etymology

  • lode (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. load

noun. ['ˈloʊd'] an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate.

Antonyms

  • incorruptness

Etymology

  • lode (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. load

noun. ['ˈloʊd'] an onerous or difficult concern.

Synonyms

  • burden
  • concern
  • onus
  • incumbrance
  • dead weight
  • pill
  • imposition
  • worry
  • headache
  • fardel
  • encumbrance

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • relax
  • unstrain
  • decrease

Etymology

  • lode (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. load

noun. ['ˈloʊd'] the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents.

Synonyms

  • thermonuclear warhead
  • atomic warhead
  • nuke
  • nuclear warhead
  • explosive
  • guided missile
  • payload

Antonyms

  • unconcern
  • reassure
  • undiluted
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • lode (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. load

noun. ['ˈloʊd'] a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks.

Synonyms

  • mother lode
  • alluviation
  • deposit
  • sedimentation
  • champion lode

Antonyms

  • push
  • inelasticity
  • shrink
  • arise

Etymology

  • lode (Middle English (1100-1500))
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