Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: loads
IPA transcription: [l'oʊdz]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: tons, dozens, heaps, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashings
    Meaning: a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"
Usage examples
  • This morning the main loads were fodder.
  • It was plain that only the ponies could go by it--no loads.
  • All the ponies except three have now brought loads from the ship.
  • The Icelanders, though burdened with our loads, climbed with the agility of mountaineers.
  • "Now," said my uncle, after having completed these preparations, "now let us look to our loads.
  • Then from Catfish to Babylon it's a little swampy, but there's dead loads of peat down under there somewhere.
  • St. John Chrysostom says: "When anyone loads you with injuries, close your mouth, because if you open it you will only cause a tempest.
  • 'Of course', said the man, 'that might be got too.' And after he had sat a while longer, he rose up and threw six loads of dry pitch-pine on the fire.
  • But they thought that he should have gathered together a number of fighting men and gone and punished Robin Hood and his outlaws for carrying off that valuable set of loads of cloth.
  • For instance, whenever a train of dogs had been travelling for a long time, almost perishing with the heat and their heavy loads, a glimpse of water would cause them to forget all their responsibilities.