Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: load
IPA transcription: [l'oʊd]
Pronunciations of load
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: load, loading, burden
    Meaning: weight to be borne or conveyed
  • Synonyms: load, loading
    Meaning: a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time; "the system broke down under excessive loads"
  • Synonyms: cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment
    Meaning: goods carried by a large vehicle
  • Synonyms: load
    Meaning: an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate; "he got a load on and started a brawl"
  • Synonyms: load
    Meaning: the power output of a generator or power plant
  • Synonyms: burden, load, encumbrance, incumbrance, onus
    Meaning: an onerous or difficult concern; "the burden of responsibility"; "that's a load off my mind"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: load, lade, laden, load_up
    Meaning: fill or place a load on; "load a car"; "load the truck with hay"
  • Synonyms: load, charge
    Meaning: provide (a device) with something necessary; "He loaded his gun carefully"; "load the camera"
Usage examples
  • It's a load taken from my mind."
  • It is easy to load in this way with cartridges.
  • "You take a load from my mind," said Captain Blood.
  • I am a gunner's wife and know how to load and fire a cannon.
  • Load the gun, and secure it at the proper height from the ground.
  • The load quivered, and from under the runners arose a crisp crackling.
  • I'll just go up there myself after supper and load the shot-gun and wait.
  • Williamson and Leese load the sledges and are getting very clever and expeditious.
  • So the lad did all that; but it was a heavy load for him to carry them all down at once.
  • The equipment and rations we carried in weight would have been a respectable load for a mule.
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