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1. overload

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˌloʊd'] an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power.

Synonyms

  • burden
  • load

Antonyms

  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • free

Etymology

  • load (English)
  • lode (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Overload

  • boatload
  • carload
  • caseload
  • download
  • payload
  • planeload
  • shipload
  • truckload
  • workload

Example sentences of the word overload


1. Noun, singular or mass
If the motor overload protector has been activated, wait 10 minutes for the motor to cool down.

2. Verb, base form
Pointing your toes forward should be avoided as this may overload your knee cartilage.

2. overload

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌloʊd'] fill to excess so that function is impaired.

Synonyms

  • clog
  • make full
  • fill up

Antonyms

  • unseal
  • discharge
  • unburden
  • unloading

Etymology

  • load (English)
  • lode (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. overload

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˌloʊd'] an excessive burden.

Synonyms

  • load
  • overburden
  • loading

Antonyms

  • undercharge
  • unclutter
  • break
  • abstain

Etymology

  • load (English)
  • lode (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. overload

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌloʊd'] place too much a load on.

Synonyms

  • laden
  • surcharge
  • lade
  • overcharge
  • load up

Antonyms

  • hollow
  • clear
  • knock out
  • alter

Etymology

  • load (English)
  • lode (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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